School Overview

University of California-San Diego is a Public, 4 years college located in La Jolla, California. UCSD ranked 87th in National Universities and 19th in California Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 39,576 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. UCSD's acceptance rate is 34.20% last year (undergraduate school).
University of California-San Diego is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
Address9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of California-San Diego is 34.20% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 18.63%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $105 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate34.20 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.63 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$105

Tuition & Fees

UCSD's 2022 tuition & fees is $14,700 for California residents and $44,454 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $13,564 for California residents and $28,666 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,700$44,454
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,564$28,666
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 39,576 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 26,615 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UCSD has 31,842 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 7,734 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students39,576
Undergraduate Students31,842
Graduate Students7,734
Online Enrollment26,615

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs251 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification