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Peel back the surf, the sand, and the beautiful campus we call home, and you’ll see a whole other world.

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Summer Registration

(specific program registration may vary)

Apr. 1

Jun. 22

Hey, Tritons and friends—summer program registration is open! What better time to get a leg up on your studies. Boost your résumé. Or enrich your personal growth. All summer instruction will be remote.

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Help UC San Diego Return to Learn

UC San Diego’s Return to Learn Program will better position our campus to resume in-person activities when fall classes begin. Students in on-campus housing are encouraged to participate in the initial phase of UC San Diego’s innovative COVID-19 screening program. We need your help!

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Show us
your #TritonPride

Even when we can't be together on campus, we are connected by #TritonPride. Here's how our community is showing off their Triton spirit from home.

May 28, 2020

Forecasting a Pandemic

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May 28, 2020

New Course Aims to Bring Climate Change Solutions to Global Audience

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May 28, 2020

UC San Diego Faculty Unite to Master Remote Instruction

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ACADEMICS

We merge disciplines and surpass expectations, knowing that creative thinking across boundaries results in unimagined discoveries.

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  • #1

    Top public university in the nation for contributions to social mobility, research and public service.

    Featured in: Washington Monthly
  • #2

    Second in the nation for providing a quality education at an affordable price.

    Featured in: Money Magazine
  • 10

    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.

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Research and
Innovation

Our curiosity never wavers. Nor does our desire to shape new fields and transform lives.

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ATTEND
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.

UNDERGRADUATE

UC San Diego first-year and transfer students come from all over California and throughout the world—ready for challenge and discovery

FIRST-YEAR ADMISSIONS

TRANSFER ADMISSIONS

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL

Work alongside world-class experts—and become one. Join our thriving community of graduate and professional scholars.

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL ADMISSIONS

MEDICAL AND PHARMACY

Invent the future of care through the education and research opportunities offered through UC San Diego’s School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

SKAGGS SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

LIFELONG LEARNING

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.

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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.

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Our Thriving
Student Life

Music festivals and Greek life, beach parties and experimental performances—there are plenty of ways to unwind.

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