Top public university in the nation for contributions to social mobility, research and public service.Featured in: Washington Monthly
We merge disciplines and surpass expectations, knowing that creative thinking across boundaries results 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
Our curiosity never wavers. Nor does our desire to shape new fields and transform lives.Learn More
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.
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.
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.
This is our nontradition: A continued, collective effort to transform the student experience, our campus, and ultimately, humanity itself.Learn More
Total Donors and Counting
$2 Billion Goal