9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, CA 92093 858-534-4831
http://www.ucsd.edu admissionsinfo@ucsd.edu
About University of California-San Diego
  • Year of Foundation 1960
  • Size of Campus 1976 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 20,679
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52% 48% 3%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $32,281 Out-of-state
  • Room and Board $11,719
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 23,143
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.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Bahai Club, Campus Crusaders for Christ, Chi Alpha Fellowship, In the World, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Latterday Saints Student Association, Lutheran Community, Catholic Community, Jewish Community, Navigators, You
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Student Union, Asian/Pacific Islander group, Hawaii Club, Korean-American Association, MeCHA, Native American Student Alliance, other minority groups, International Club, Chinese Student Association, Sangam
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 19
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Sun God Festival, sporting events, Freshman Admit day.
  • Number of students in fraternities 19
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, International (formerly Golden Key), Psi Chi, Alpha Epsilon Delta (Premed Honor Society), Caledonian, Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering,
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 14
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus San Diego (12)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport San Diego (12)
  • Distance to nearest train Del Mar (5)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (74%), apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (16%), special housing for disabled students (1%), special housing for international students (3%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 33%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,400
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 434,140
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 600
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,559
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 3,174,476
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of e-books 9,651
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 7,000
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 200
  • Museums Art Galleries; Music Recording Studio; Music Experimentation Center; Audiovisual Center; U.S. Mexican Studies Center; Aquarium; Oceanographic Institute; various Research Centers; Structural Labs; SuperComputer Center; Electronic Microscopes; and, others.
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,071,461
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,500
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 65%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 67%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 2 years 76%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Boeing, IBM, Northrop Grumman, Scripps Research Institute, Biogen Idec
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis