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UC SAN DIEGO WELCOMES ITS NEWEST CLASS

Classes at UC San Diego have officially begun, and the campus is abuzz with the addition of about 9,500 first-year students who are ready to use their diverse talents and ambitions to enhance the UC San Diego community.

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Events

Oct.
7

Fémina

Oct.
17-23

Homecoming 2022

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September 22, 2022

From Crafting to Dining to Wayfinding, New Services Enrich the Campus Experience

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September 22, 2022

UC San Diego Names John M. Carethers as Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences

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September 20, 2022

UC San Diego Receives $16 Million NIH FIRST Award

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ACADEMICS

We merge disciplines and surpass expectations, empowering students to think creatively across boundaries, resulting 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
  • 10

    One of the top 10 public universities in the nation for over a decade.

    Featured in: U.S. News & World Report

ATTEND
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.

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

WERTHEIM SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

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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Research and
Innovation

Here, students can unleash their curiosity to help shape new fields and transform lives.

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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

Stay connected, even while apart. Join online live dance and yoga classes, watch experimental performances, participate in virtual wellness workshops and more.

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Get an inside look at UC San Diego—from anywhere in the world.

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