Financial Aid Amount Received
$18,306 (41.23% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
58% of 30,285 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

16,511 undergraduate students (58% 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 Washington-Seattle Campus and University of Wisconsin-Madison, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 56.30%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $18,306 and the average loan amount is $5,292. The average financial aid amount is 41.23% 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 aid16,511 58%$302,255,122$18,306
Pell Grants10,374 36%$49,295,690$4,752
Federal Students Loans10,159 36%$53,765,828$5,292

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), 3,248 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 $19,393 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $5,491.
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 Aid3,46661%--
Grant or scholarship aid3,248 57%$62,989,100$19,393
Federal Grants2,063 36%$10,322,508$5,004
Pell Grants2,054 36%$10,146,218$4,940
Other Federal Grants12 0%$176,290$14,691
State/Local Grants2,636 46%$30,283,442$11,488
Institutional Grants2,763 49%$22,383,150$8,101
Student Loans2,217 39%$12,174,106$5,491
Federal Student Loans2,154 38%$10,262,603$4,764
Other Student Loans183 3%$1,911,503$10,445

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--$52,394,329$18,573
0 - $30,0001,058 1,058$24,798,222$23,439
$30,001 - $48,000569 568$12,641,606$22,217
$48,001 - $75,000485 481$9,211,695$18,993
$75,001 - $110,000319 310$4,033,564$12,644
$110,001 - more390 254$1,709,242$4,383

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At University of California-San Diego, for the first-time/full-time students, 4,364 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 1,327 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate4,364
Out-of-State Rate1,327
Un-known0

Number of Students by Living Arrangement (Freshmen)

At University of California-San Diego, 2,894 full-time/first-time students live on-campus such as dormitory and campus-owned apartments, and 92 students live off-campus. In addition, 163 students live with their family.
# of Students
Living On-Campus2,894
Living Off-Campus92
Living with Family163
Un-known26