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UC San Diego is a large, primarily residential, public research university accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges that offers a four-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree to undergraduate students.The full-time undergraduate program comprises the majority of enrollments at the university. The university offers 125 bachelor's degree programs organized into five disciplinary divisions: arts and humanities, biological sciences, engineering, mathematics and physical sciences, and social sciences.Students are also free to design special majors or engage in dual majors. 38% of undergraduates major in the social sciences, followed by 25% in biological sciences, 18% in engineering, 8% in sciences and math, 4% in humanities, and 3% in the arts.UC San Diego's comprehensive graduate program is composed of several divisions and professional schools, including the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, School of Medicine, Institute of Engineering in Medicine, School of Global Policy and Strategy, Jacobs School of Engineering, Rady School of Management, and Skaggs School of Pharmacy. The university offers 35 masters programs, 47 doctoral programs, five professional programs, and nine joint doctoral programs with San Diego State University and other UC campuses. UC San Diego has highly ranked graduate programs in biological sciences and medicine, economics, social and behavioral sciences, physics, and computer engineering. The university also offers a continuing and public education program through the UC San Diego Extension. Approximately 50,000 enrollees per year are educated in this branch of the university,which offers over 90 certificate and 12 specialized study programs. Courses are offered at Extension facilities, located both on the main campus and off-campus, and also online. UC San Diego Extension offers programs in the fields of Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, English Language, Foreign Languages, Humanities, IT, Law, Leadership, Life Sciences and Public Service.

SAT/ACTRequired
%of students whose need was fully met0
College rating
Global Brand US Brand Corporate Reputation Engineering Program Liberal Arts Program Business Programs Graduate Programs
3 5 5 3 5 3 3
Student Information
Total Men Women
Applications 60,832 28,725 32,107
Admitted 22,812 10,815 11,997
Enrolled 4,570 2,326 2,244
Student Diversity
Category Men Women
African American 162 223
Asian 5,404 5,074
White 4,479 3,405
Hispanic 1,985 2,209
International(Men & Women)% 14 -
Academic stats (SAT)
SAT Section Score Range
Critical Reading 550 - 660
Math 620 - 730
Writing 580 - 690
Total Score 1750 - 2080
Expenses
Fee In-State Out of State
Tuition $39,460.00 $62,338.00
Financial Aid
Aid/Loan No of students receiving aids Percent of students receiving aids Total amount of receiving aids Average amount of receiving aids
Fedral/State/Local Aid 14,876 66% $237,851,983.00 $15,989.00
Pell Grant Aid 9,691 43% $43,613,689.00 $4,500.00
Fedral Student Loan 10,727 47% $61,884,377.00 $5,769.00
Key Programs Offered in Under Graduate
  • Architecture, Planning and Environment
    • Environmental Studies
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
    • Latin American Studies
    • Russian Studies
    • Chinese Studies
    • German Studies
    • Italian Studies
    • Japanese Studies
    • Other Area Studies
    • Other Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
    • Linguistics
    • French Language and Literature
    • Italian Language and Literature
    • Spanish Language and Literature
    • General Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • General Human Development and Family Studies
    • General English Language and Literature
    • Other English Language and Literature/Letters
    • Philosophy
    • Religion/Religious Studies
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
    • General Psychology
    • General Visual and Performing Arts
    • General Dance
    • General Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
    • General Fine/Studio Arts
    • Criticism and Conservation Art History
    • General Music
    • General History
  • Media and Communication
    • General Communication
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Computer Science
    • Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Aerospace
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Structural Engineering
    • General Computer Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
    • Engineering Science
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Other Engineering
  • Math and Sciences
    • General Biology/Biological Sciences
    • Biochemistry
    • Biophysics
    • Molecular Biology
    • Anatomy
    • General Microbiology
    • Animal Physiology
    • Bioinformatics
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
    • Other Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology
    • Neurobiology and Anatomy
    • General Mathematics
    • Other Mathematics
    • General Applied Mathematics
    • Other Statistics
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
    • International/Global Studies
    • Cognitive Science
    • Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
    • General Chemistry
    • Chemical Physics
    • Other Chemistry
    • General Geology/Earth Science
    • Geochemistry
    • Geophysics and Seismology
    • General Physics
    • Other Physics
    • Other Physical Sciences
  • Business
    • Management Science
Key Programs Offered in Graduate (Masters)
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
    • Latin American Studies
    • Other Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
    • General Education
    • Linguistics
    • Other English Language and Literature/Letters
    • Philosophy
    • General Psychology
    • General Visual and Performing Arts
    • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
    • Playwriting and Screenwriting
    • Acting
    • Directing and Theatrical Production
    • Other Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
    • Criticism and Conservation Art History
    • General Music
    • General History
  • Media and Communication
    • General Communication
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Computer Science
    • Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Aerospace
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Structural Engineering
    • General Computer Engineering
    • Computer Hardware Engineering
    • Other Computer Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
    • Materials Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Systems Engineering
    • Other Engineering
  • Legal Studies
    • Health Law
  • Math and Sciences
    • General Biology/Biological Sciences
    • General Biomedical Sciences
    • Bioinformatics
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
    • Neuroscience
    • General Mathematics
    • General Applied Mathematics
    • General Statistics
    • Cognitive Science
    • Computational Science
    • General Chemistry
    • General Geology/Earth Science
    • Chemical and Physical Oceanography
    • General Physics
  • Medical and Health Services
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
    • Medical Scientist
  • Business
    • General Business Administration and Management
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