Top public university in the nation for contributions to social mobility, research and public service.Featured in: Washington Monthly
TRITON WEEKS OF WELCOME
SPARKS STUDENT SPIRIT
TRITON WEEKS OF WELCOME SPARKS STUDENT SPIRIT
New and returning students took part in more than 150 TWOW social activities, representing just a taste of what UC San Diego students can expect to experience at the university throughout their tenure—a vibrant student life with a broad array of activities to fit diverse interests.Learn more about TWOW
It’s Triton Time
With UC San Diego’s annual Homecoming just weeks away, the energy across campus is electric as the university gears up to welcome its Triton family home. The weeklong all-campus celebration is back and better than ever—and it’s guaranteed to be an experience you won’t want to miss.
We merge disciplines and surpass expectations, empowering students to think creatively across boundaries, resulting in unimagined discoveries.Learn More
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