University of California-San Diego

Acceptance Rate 34.20 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $44,978
Student Population 41,885
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $19,225
Graduation Rate 89 %

Academic Overview

University of California-San Diego Campus, La Jolla, CA
University of California-San Diego is a public, four-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 2023 tuition & fees is $14,905 for California residents and $44,978 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $13,903 for California residents and $29,005 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 41,885 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 34.20% and the graduation rate is 89% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, UCSD's tuition & fees is $14,905 for California residents and $44,978 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $13,903 for in-state students and $29,005 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at UCSD. The acceptance rate of UCSD is 34.20% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18.63%. The average graduation rate is 89% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $19,225 and 57% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 41,885 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of California-San Diego is 34.20 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of California-San Diego is 89 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of California-San Diego is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of California-San Diego is 41,885
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of California-San Diego is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $19,225 at University of California-San Diego.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093
Online Applicationadmission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html
Financial Aidfas.ucsd.edu/
Net Price Calculatorfas.ucsd.edu/forms-and-resources/financial-aid-estimator/index.html
Veterans Tuitionstudents.ucsd.edu/sponsor/veterans/index.html
Disability Servicedisabilities.ucsd.edu/

Offered Degrees

UCSD offers 251 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 Degree1040
Master's Degree720
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship720
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
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:17,765)
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