Student Population at UCSD
2021 Student Population
A total of 39,576 students have enrolled at University of California-San Diego - 31,842 undergraduate and 7,734 graduate.
By gender, 20,323 male and 19,253 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 38,072 full-time students and 1,504 part-time students.
The number of students at University of California-San Diego is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus and University of Maryland-College Park, its population is average (average population is 39,559).
University of California-San Diego offers online degree/certificate programs and 26,615 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 20,323 male and 19,253 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 1.06 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (less women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 11,841 Asian students (29.92%) and 8,173 White students (20.65%) at University of California-San Diego(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at University of California-San Diego.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||28||16||12|
|Black or African American||555||219||336|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||61||33||28|
|Two or More Races||1,660||785||875|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||21||8||13|
|Black or African American||143||60||83|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||4||3||1|
|Two or More Races||238||122||116|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 33,269 students whose age under twenty five and 1,990 students whose age is over thirty years old at University of California-San Diego.
Especially, 898 students are younger than eighteen and 6 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at University of California-San Diego.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||2||0||2|
|65 and over||4||1||3|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At University of California-San Diego, 36,854 students (93.12% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 26,615 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 20,032 students live in California where University of California-San Diego is located in and 1,586 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||26,615||24,940||1,675|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||10,239||6,865||3,374|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||2,722||37||2,685|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||26,615||24,940||1,675|
|Other State in U.S.||1,586||1,442||144|
|Outside of U.S.||4,972||4,000||972|