UC San Diego

Sun. Sea. Surfing. Our campus at UC San Diego has plenty of obvious charms.

But you’ll also find one of the world’s leading research universities—second in the world, to be exact—and over 130 undergraduate courses across five disciplines.

San Diego puts a different spin on what it means to be a university. It’s not just about your subject, but what you choose to focus on. There are seven colleges in total, each with its own theme and educational requirements. Students get to make their own choice, and see where they fit.

There’s an impressive and award-winning faculty too, including Five Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, Fields Medal winners, Tony winners, Oscar winners...

The weather is incredible. The facilities are world-class. You’re sure to be swept away by life at UC San Diego.

Freshman admit stats

Applicants: 99,125

Admits: 32,005

Overall admit rate: 32.3%

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Transfer admit stats

Applicants: 19,283

Admits: 10,808

Overall admit rate: 56%

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Admissions contact information


UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
(858) 534-2230

Office of Admissions

Student Services Center, 1st Floor
(858) 534-4831
TTY: (858) 822-1699
Recorded information (858) 822-5669
admissionsreply@ucsd.edu 

Early Childhood Education Center
MC 0962, 9500 Gilman Drive
(858) 246-0900

Financial Aid Office
Student Services Center, 3rd Floor
(858) 534-4480
finaid@ucsd.edu

Housing
housinginfo@ucsd.edu 

International Admissions Specialists
(858) 534-4831
infointernational@ucsd.edu

Office for Students With Disabilities

Building 202, University Center
Voice: (858) 534-4382
TTY: (858) 534-9709

Registrar
Student Services Center, 2nd Floor
(858) 534-3150
registrar@ucsd.edu

Residence Deputy
(858) 534-3150
residencedeputy@ucsd.edu

Tour Information and Reservations

Student Services Center, 1st Floor
(858) 822-4750
campustours@ucsd.edu

Veterans Information
(858) 534-4831 
veteransinfo@ad.ucsd.edu

 

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