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University of California, San Diego

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UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn’t just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory. UC San Diego is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoAral levels. The campus is committed to community engagement, public serviAce and industry partnerships in order to advance the health and well-being of the university's region, state, nation and the world. Its academic community of world-renowned faculty, bright students and dedicated staff is characterized by a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation which spans the globe. To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to maintain a climate of fairness, cooperation, and professionalism, which is embodied in our campus Principles of Community. UC San Diego embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential ingredients of academic excellence in higher education.

Country United States
School name University of California, San Diego
City San Diego
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Arts & Humanities
Biological Sciences
Jacobs School of Engineering
Physical Sciences
Rady School of Management
School of International Relations and Pacific Studies
School of Medicine
Scripps Inst. of Oceanography
Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Social Sciences
Faculty
(Graduate)
School of Arts & Humanities
School of Biological Sciences
Jacobs School of Engineering
Physical Sciences
Rady School of Management
School of International Relations and Pacific Studies
School of Medicine
Scripps Inst. of Oceanography
Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Social Sciences
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1960
The number of students (Undergraduate) 23,805
The number of students (Graduate) 6,505
Test required for admission ACT Plus Writing or the SAT Reasoning Test, TOFEL or IELTS and document screening
% applicants admitted 36.8%
The number of foreign students 2,881
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 14
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 63
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 40
Address 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0021, La Jolla, CA 92093-0021USA
Link to official website http://ucsd.edu/
Link to contact website http://ucsd.edu/contact/index.html