UC San Diego freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2018.

Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UC San Diego.


Admit rate — Overall

30.2%
  • Admits
29,577
  • Applicants
97,899


GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

  • High School GPA
4.02 - 4.28
  • ACT Composite Score
28 - 34
  • ACT English Language Arts
27 - 31
  • SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing
640 - 730
  • SAT Mathematics
660 - 790
  • SAT Essay
16 - 18

 

Undergraduate admission data

For more systemwide and campus data on applicants, admits and enrollees, visit UC's Information Center.