University of California – San Diego

San Diego, California
www.ucsd.edu 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA, 92093

University of California – San Diego Admissions

Acceptance Rate 34%
Acceptance Deadline November 30

University of California – San Diego Cost

Average Cost* $49,807
Average Total Aid Awarded $5,169
Students Receiving Financial Aid 48%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

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University of California – San Diego Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 19:1

University of California – San Diego Majors

Most Popular Majors
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Anatomy
  • International Studies
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Cognitive Science
  • Biology
  • Political Science and Government
  • Communications

University of California – San Diego Online

Offers Online Courses No

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University of California – San Diego Students

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment 33,343
Part-Time Undergraduates 794

University of California – San Diego Advisors

Corbin Chu
Williams College
College advisor with 10 years of experience supporting students from all walks of life pursuing top US universities and liberal arts colleges in various subjects, especially STEM, business, and undecided majors.

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Brian Seo
Harvard
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University of California - Berkeley

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