Outcomes at UCSD

Graduation Rate
87.37%
Retention Rate
94.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at University of California-San Diego is 87.37% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. 4,558 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 5,217 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 87.90%.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at University of California-San Diego. 4,558 students have completed. In addition, 11 students still enrolled and 648 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)5,2175,217
Completers4,558
(87.37%)
4,558
Still Enrolled11
(0.21%)
11
No Longer Enrolled648
(12.42%)
648

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 3,398 students have completed in 4 years and additional 1,016 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)3,398
(65.13%)
1,531
(58.64%)
1,867
(71.64%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)1,016
(19.47%)
607
(23.25%)
409
(15.69%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)144
(2.76%)
93
(3.56%)
51
(1.96%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total87.37% (4,558/5,217) 85.45% (2,231/2,611) 89.29% (2,327/2,606)
American Indian or Alaska Native75.00% (3/4) 50.00% (1/2) 100.00% (2/2)
Asian92.28% (1,889/2,047) 91.42% (948/1,037) 93.17% (941/1,010)
Black (Non-Hispanic)77.14% (54/70) 68.75% (22/32) 84.21% (32/38)
Hispanic82.22% (666/810) 78.35% (275/351) 85.19% (391/459)
White85.85% (934/1,088) 83.86% (478/570) 88.03% (456/518)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander73.91% (17/23) 66.67% (6/9) 78.57% (11/14)
Two or More Race86.29% (214/248) 83.76% (98/117) 88.55% (116/131)
Unknown88.51% (77/87) 83.64% (46/55) 96.88% (31/32)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

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