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University of California, San Diego

If you're looking for a University of California, San Diego self-guided tour then you have come to the right page. The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is a large public research university in San Diego, California. Located in the La Jolla neighborhood, the campus is home to approximately 28,500 undergraduate students and 8,000 graduate students. Students always have access to the beautiful beaches to relax and downtown La Jolla is full of cute boutiques, coffee shops, and restaurants to explore. All of the sports teams compete in the NCAA Division II program and their colors are navy blue and gold. One fun fact is UCSD has been ranked #1 for enrolling and graduating women in the STEM field!

“The snow fortress in Christopher Nolan's “Inception” is almost an exact replica of UC San Diego's Geisel Library!”

Kriti Sarin, UCSD


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Best Cafes near UCSD

Best Cafe Near UCSD

Copa Vida is a favorite spot amongst students.

UCSD Places to Eat

Phil's BBQ

Caroline's Seaside Cafe


UCSD Notable Alumni

  • Robert Buckley – Actor (One Tree Hill)
  • Lindsay Ellingson – Model
  • Benicio del Toro – Actor
  • James Avery – Actor (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)
  • Angela Davis – Political Activist



Mean – 1410 *


Mean – 30 *

UCSD Acceptance Rates

30.2% *

UCSD Tuition

$64,300 *

* University of California, San Diego Admissions


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Contact info

Atkinson Hall, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

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