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University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

La Jolla, California
Other University details
Offers 34 Bachelor Courses

Engineering & Technology

Environmental Engineering Structural Engineering Aerospace Engineering Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Engineering Science Mechanical Engineering

Business & Finance

International Studies Economics

Natural Sciences

Engineering Physics Physics Applied Mathematics Mathematics Biology Chemistry Microbiology


Studio Art Theatre Dance Music


Mathematics Secondary Education General Physics/Secondary Education


Philosophy Political Science Religious Studies Anthropology History

Languages and literature

Latin American Studies Linguistics

Social Sciences

Psychology Sociology

Typical application profile

class rank in top 20% GPA=B+ to A SAT=1300-1600 ACT=29 accepts 40% or less applicants.
Score ranges of accepted students
Average Scores
Score Distribution
Average Scores
Score Distribution
Requirements for international students
  • Application Fees 70 USD
  • Financial Aid offered to international student yes
  • Number of international student who received aid 232
  • Application Deadline for fall Nov 1
  • Priority Date for financial Aid N/A
  • Average amount of aid received 33,715.30 USD
Test Minimum Score Required
Cost of Attendance
  • Student required to live in School housing no
  • University offeres on-campus housing yes
  • University campus housing capacity 6534
Student profile for Admission
  • Number of applications received : 73440
  • Number of students offered admission : 24595
  • Number of students who enrolled : 4921
Factors Considered for admission
  • Secondary school record Very important
  • Standardized test scores Very important
  • Essay Very important
  • Class rank Not considered
  • Recommendations Not considered
Non Academic
  • Extracurricular activities Important
  • Particular talent/ability Important
  • Character/personal qualities Important
  • Alumni/ae relationship Not considered
  • Interview Not considered