Top public university in the nation for contributions to social mobility, research and public service.Featured in: Washington Monthly
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Class of 2021 Shining Stars
This weekend, the Class of 2021 will be honored during UC San Diego’s Commencement ceremonies. Read how members of the graduating class plan to make waves as the next generation of changemakers.
We merge disciplines and surpass expectations, empowering students to think creatively across boundaries, resulting 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
Your journey is unique—whether as a first-generation student, a community college transfer, an international scholar or student veteran—and we are dedicated to your success. Dive deep into our vibrant learning community taught by award-winning faculty with an ocean backdrop.
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.
Here, students can unleash their curiosity to help shape new fields and transform lives.Learn More
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.
Stay connected, even while apart. Join online live dance and yoga classes, watch experimental performances, participate in virtual wellness workshops and more.Learn More
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.