Financial Aid Amount Received
$18,914 (42.60% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
59% of 31,842 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

18,140 undergraduate students (59% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at University of California-San Diego. The percentage of students who received financial aid average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of California-Santa Barbara, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 62.30%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $18,914 and the average loan amount is $5,604. The average financial aid amount is 42.60% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $44,402).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid18,140 59%$343,108,134$18,914
Pell Grants10,872 35%$54,117,537$4,978
Federal Students Loans9,677 31%$54,226,637$5,604

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 3,263 students have received one or more types of financial aid at University of California-San Diego.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $18,530 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $6,268.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at University of California-San Diego.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid3,47058%--
Grant or scholarship aid3,263 54%$60,461,843$18,530
Federal Grants2,600 43%$11,912,592$4,582
Pell Grants1,898 32%$9,707,131$5,114
Other Federal Grants2,042 34%$2,205,461$1,080
State/Local Grants2,357 39%$26,422,223$11,210
Institutional Grants2,727 45%$22,127,028$8,114
Student Loans1,983 33%$12,429,745$6,268
Federal Student Loans1,915 32%$8,965,652$4,682
Other Student Loans935 16%$3,464,093$3,705

Financial Aid by Income Level

The following table summarizes the number of schools receiving financial aid and its average amount by income levels at University of California-San Diego.
Income Level# of Students# of Students Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
All Income Level--$46,295,840$18,000
0 - $30,000854 854$19,998,293$23,417
$30,001 - $48,000534 534$11,782,325$22,064
$48,001 - $75,000478 475$9,048,375$18,930
$75,001 - $110,000312 303$3,848,115$12,334
$110,001 - more394 251$1,618,732$4,108

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At University of California-San Diego, for the first-time/full-time students, 4,373 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 1,638 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate4,373
Out-of-State Rate1,638
Un-known0

Number of Students by Living Arrangement (Freshmen)

At University of California-San Diego, 2,266 full-time/first-time students live on-campus such as dormitory and campus-owned apartments, and 143 students live off-campus. In addition, 619 students live with their family.
# of Students
Living On-Campus2,266
Living Off-Campus143
Living with Family619
Un-known0