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University of California-San Diego Campus, La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego

Acceptance Rate 30 %
SAT Average 1,365
Tuition & Fees $44,169
($14,415)
Student Population 37,887
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $18,306

UCSD Academic Overview

University of California-San Diego (UCSD) is a public, 4 or more years institute located in La Jolla, California. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 37,887 students are enrolled into UCSD. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 30% and the graduation rate is 86% last year.

UCSD 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, University of California-San Diego tuition and fees are $14,415 for California residents and $44,169 for non-residents. For graduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $13,455 for in-state students and $28,557 for out-of-state students.

University of California-San Diego 2020 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,415$44,169
Graduate$13,455$28,557
[Chart] University of California-San Diego 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at UCSD

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at UCSD. The acceptance rate of UCSD is 30% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 23%. The average graduation rate is 86% and no students have transferred out from the school. Total 37,887 students are attending UCSD including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $18,306 and 58 students received grants of scholarship aid (0.19% of total undergraduate students). Total 37,887 students are attending UCSD including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

[Chart] University of California-San Diego Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for University of California-San Diego is 30 %.
Graduation Rate for University of California-San Diego is 86 %
Retention Rate for University of California-San Diego is 94 %
Student Population for University of California-San Diego is 37,887
Student to Faculty Rate for University of California-San Diego is 19 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $18,306 at University of California-San Diego.

Offered Degrees

UCSD offers 215 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at University of California-San Diego
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree900
Master's Degree600
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship620
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

University of California-San Diego does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.

Special Learning Opportunities at University of California-San Diego
Online ClassNo
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:15,272)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

University of California-San Diego has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at University of California-San Diego
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at University of California-San Diego

University of California-San Diego accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at University of California-San Diego
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits