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University of California San Diego

United States of America

Ranking
21st US-News World Ranking

The University of California Background

Established in 1960, the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is a research-intensive public university. The university has been transformed from a military base to a sustainable campus of more than 1,970 acres which lies alongside the Pacific Ocean in the La Jolla community of San Diego.

The University of California Programs and Courses

All freshmen are guaranteed on-campus housing for two years, though there is no such requirement to live on campus. The total student population at the university is more than 30,700 out of which about 24,800 are in undergraduate programs. The acceptance rate for fall 2015 was 34%. UCSD comprises of 6 colleges- Revelle College, John Muir College, Thurgood Marshall College, Earl Warren College, Eleanor Roosevelt College and Sixth College. The university offers more than 140 majors in 29 departments. The university follows a quarter based academic calendars.

The University of California USP and Achievements 

The student to faculty ratio at the university is 19:1 and acceptance rate of 33%. The university faculty, alumni and staff have started more than 650 companies. University’s athletic sports team ‘Tritons’ compete in the Division II sports and has won 30 national championships; its surfing team is consistently ranked among the best in the USA.

The University of California Notable alumni

Billy Beane (Baseball Player), Benicio del Toro (Actor) and Junoflo (Musical Artist)

University of California San Diego Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

University of California San Diego Application Requirements

3.5
GPA
35
IB
85
Percentage
36%
Acceptance Rate

University of California San Diego Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: $29,754

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

University of California San Diego Deadlines

Bachelors: November 30

Masters: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

University of California San Diego Rankings

Global

21
US News
54
QS
18
Shanghai
33
Times Higher Education
41
Guardian
30
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
37
US News
18
QS
15
Shanghai
20
Times Higher Education
93
Forbes
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