University of California – San Diego


University of California - San Diego

University of California – San Diego


UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn’t just acquired in the classroom- life is their laboratory.

UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. The campus is committed to community engagement, public service and industry partnerships in order to advance the health and well-being of our region, state, nation and the world. Our academic community of world-renowned faculty, bright students and dedicated staff is characterized by a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation which spans the globe.

The Basics

SettingLocated in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$29,000 – $30,000
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StateCalifornia (CA)
Nearest CityLos Angeles
Year Founded1960
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Level OfferedBachelor, Master & PhD
International Students4%
Student-Teacher Ratio19:1

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Athletic Facilities: RIMAC Arena, Triton Ballpark, Canyonview Aquatics Center, Triton Softball Field, Triton Soccer Field, Triton Track & Field Stadium, UC San Diego Boathouse, Northview Tennis Courts, UCSD Weight Room

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