University of California-San Diego


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Quarter

State: California


UCSD's distinctive colleges provide smaller "home" communities where undergraduate students get to know each other and faculty members better than in most large research universities.

The colleges foster the intellectual, personal, and social development of their students. They provide an educational environment in which students can explore and expand their leadership potential and build community through participation in a wide variety of college organizations and special events.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 27520
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Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 2267

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1
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Contact Information

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla California 92093


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Main Phone: 858-534-2230

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Admissions Contact:
Marina Baeza
Admissions Representative, Office of Admissions

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Athletics Contact:
Earl Edwards
Director of Athletics , Athletics Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Complete 60 semester units of transferable college credit with at least a 2.4 GPA (2.8 for nonresidents). No more then 14 smesters units may be taken Pass/Not Pass.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Clearing all UC "a-g" subject requirements with high school and college courses, earning at least a "C" Completing these UC-transferable college courses: Two English composition, One mathematical concepts,Four courses from: Arts, Science, Social Behavior

Credits (Min/Max):
Complete a minimum of 60 UC-transferable semester units and a maximum of 70 transferable semester units of community college credit will be applied toward the B.A. or B.S. degree. Any transferable units beyond 70 will be given subject credit.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you apply as a freshman for the fall 2008 term, you must take two SAT Subject Tests and the ACT Assessment plus Writing or SAT Reasoning Test no later than December 2007

Letters of Recommendation Required:
UCSD does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement is required with the application.

Application Fee:
The application fee of $60 for transfer applicants and $70 for international applicants.

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Standardized Testing

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 11572

Transfers Accepted: 7160

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 62%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2009



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General Financial Aid Information:
1st through 15th quarter of undergraduate study, you'll be considered for all funding. If you're in your 16th through 18th quarter of undergraduate study, you'll be considered for limited funding: Federal Pell grants, Stafford loans,

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