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University of California-San Diego

Acceptance Rate 31 %
SAT Average 1,370
Tuition & Fees $44,402
($14,648)
Student Population 37,887
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $18,306

Academic Overview

University of California-San Diego Campus, La Jolla, CA
University of California-San Diego is a public, 4 or more years institute located in La Jolla, California. 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 2021 tuition & fees are $14,648 for California residents and $44,402 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 37,887 students are enrolled in. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 31% and the graduation rate is 87% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of California-San Diego varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $69,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of California-San Diego are $14,648 for California residents and $44,402 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $13,529 for in-state students and $28,631 for out-of-state students.
University of California-San Diego 2021 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,648$44,402
Graduate$13,529$28,631
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UCSD. The acceptance rate of UCSD is 31% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19%. The average graduation rate is 87% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $18,306 and 58% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 37,887 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for University of California-San Diego is 31 %.
Graduation Rate for University of California-San Diego is 87 %
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 228 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree940
Master's Degree650
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship660
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
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
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