Public Schools

University of California, San Diego

California, USA

University of California, San Diego is a public institution that was founded in 1960. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 24,810, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 1,976 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. UCSD includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. Its School of Medicine and Jacobs School of Engineering are highly ranked. One UCSD tradition is the Sun God Festival, which began in the 1980s and includes concerts featuring popular musicians, carnival activities, vendors and student booths. UCSD is also known for its International House, where approximately 350 students from more than 30 countries live and learn together.

Quick Facts

The University California, San Diego is one of the world's leading public research universities, located in beautiful La Jolla, California.

Bachelor’s, Master’s degrees, Continuing Studies
Application/Letters of Recommendation/Official Test Scores/Transcripts/Resume/Financial Statement/Transfer Credits

School Type
Male-52%, Female-48%
Tuition & Fees
Room and board: $12,243
Test Score
83 / 7.0 or above
Acceptance Rate / Minimum GPA
3.0 (out of 4.0)