Top public university in the nation for contributions to social mobility, research and public service.Featured in: Washington Monthly
Springs to Life
The east side of North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood is starting to come alive. Students can now enjoy five restaurants offering flavors from across the globe, new artworks and welcoming open spaces.Check out the new neighborhood
A Major Move
UC San Diego has approved a new undergraduate degree in Black Diaspora and African American Studies. The degree will foster collaborative study for students and faculty regarding the current experiences and histories of people of African descent. The establishment of the major is part of larger efforts by the campus toward diversity and social justice in academic offerings—and to help advance the university’s Black Academic Excellence Initiative.
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We merge disciplines and surpass expectations, knowing that creative thinking across boundaries results in unimagined discoveries.Learn More
Second in the nation for providing a quality education at an affordable price.Featured in: Money Magazine
One of the top 10 public universities in the nation for over a decade.Featured in: U.S. News & World Report
UC San Diego COVID-19 Emergency Response
Together, we can play an important role in supporting our frontline caregivers as we prepare for the pandemic’s peak. For every dollar you give to the UC San Diego COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, a dollar will be generously matched by The Conrad Prebys Foundation, up to $350,000.
Our curiosity never wavers. Nor does our desire to shape new fields and transform lives.Learn More
UC SAN DIEGO
A world-class education taught by award-winning faculty with an ocean backdrop. We are here to launch you on your journey to success.
GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL
Work alongside world-class experts—and become one. Join our thriving community of graduate and professional scholars.
Looking to prepare for college, advance your career with certificate and degree-related programs, or just seeking to enrich your personal growth? We offer a range of courses and programs to help you meet your goals.
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Whether you’re a first-year, transfer, or graduate student, the UC system has one of the most generous and progressive financial aid programs in the nation. College is within your reach.
Music festivals and Greek life, beach parties and experimental performances—there are plenty of ways to unwind.Learn More