The University of California, San Diego was set up in 1960 as the premier higher education providers around the world. On the basis of campus size of 1,976 acres, every year 28,127 undergraduate students out of the total enrollment of 34,979 in the university. The school is built on top of two former military bases named Camp Callan and Camp Matthews. The university has more than 22,000 trees. The university organizes Sun God music festival every year with the headliners of Silversun Pickups, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Diplo, and Drake.
Location and Facilities
The University of California, San Diego offers on-site classes at two locations to accommodate students and busy professional. The university provides parking facility to 54 percent of students who have cars on campus, alcohol is permitted on campus for students of legal age, nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, Late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, Lighted pathways/sidewalks, Student patrols, Controlled dormitory access and more.
Schools / Colleges
The University of California, San Diego is divided into following six separate colleges:
- Roger Revelle College
- John Muir College
- Thurgood Marshall College
- Earl Warren College
- Eleanor Roosevelt College
- Sixth College
Major Courses available in The University of California, San Diego
- Ethnic, Cultural and Gender
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Business, Management, and Marketing
- Communication and Journalism Programs
- Computer and Information Sciences
- Engineering Technologies and Engineering
- English Language and Literatures
At the University of California–San Diego provides full-time need-based financial aid and average need-based scholarship or grant award to 54 percent of undergraduate students which costs $18,412. Tuition and fees of students in university costs in-state $16,183 and out of state are $44,197.
The overall ranking of the University of California–San Diego are as follows:
- Ranked #42 in National Universities
- Ranked #118 in Best Value Schools
- Ranked #39 in High School Counselor Rankings
- Ranked #9 in Top Public Schools
- Ranked #20 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
The university provides numerous opportunities to high-caliber students. The expert faculty of the university develop job seeking skills in students, help in preparing students for career success, provide efficient skills and career tools, ongoing career support is also there, interview preparation and internship.
Mission and Vision
As the public university, the university takes responsibility to give effective education to society and global citizens. The mission of the university is to develop students to innovate, lead, contribute and solve the problem to the betterment of the world.
The University of California, San Diego stands on the values of inclusion, diversity, excellence, and achievements.