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SPRING QUARTER

Mar. 24

Jun. 11

Spring quarter is here – the final stretch for many Tritons. You can do it!

Student Residents Form Small Town Bonds

Living on campus enriches the college experience—even in the midst of a pandemic. Students residing on campus over the past year reshaped traditions and cultivated strong community bonds with the support of Residential Life staff, housing communities and more.

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April 29, 2021

Reflection and Recognition: Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

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April 29, 2021

Joan and Irwin Jacobs Gift $14 Million to the School of Global Policy and Strategy

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April 29 2021

Seafloor Survey Finds Thousands of Barrels at DDT Dumpsite off LA Coast

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UC SAN DIEGO
DAY OF CARING

Beginning on May 13, UC San Diego will rally together for u.care, UC San Diego’s Day of Caring. This impactful 32-hour campaign will showcase the ways UC San Diego and our community care about our world.

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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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