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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Distance to nearest bus San Diego (12)
Student Housing
  • 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
  • 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
Campus Services
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,559
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • 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
  • Number Of Microforms 3,174,476
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 7,000
  • Number of e-books 9,651
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 200
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • 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.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,071,461
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,400
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts 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
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • 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%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis