University of California-San Diego

General Information

Website www.ucsd.edu
Address 9500 Gilman Dr
City La Jolla
State CA
Zip 92093
Locale City: Large

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 94%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 57.1%
Five-year graduation rate 81.5%
Six-year graduation rate 86.2%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out -

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Research Very High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 24,810
Endowment Assets $534,912,000
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Athletic Conference Division II Independents
Accrediting Agency Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
Net Price Calculator Website students.ucsd.edu/finances/financial-aid/forms/calculator.html
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 0%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 4.00
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 605 (25th - 75th percentile = 550 - 660)
Median SAT Math 675 (25th - 75th percentile = 620 - 730)
Median SAT Writing 635 (25th - 75th percentile = 580 - 690)
Median ACT Composite 28.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 25 - 31)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 37.5%
In-State Tuition and Fees $13,271
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $36,149
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $30,470
Average Net Price After Grants $13,693
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,648
Median earnings 10 years after entry $59,600
Median debt of completers $19,266
Federal Loan Default Rate 2.5%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 32.3%
% Underrepresented Minority 17.1%
% Black 1.2%
% Latino 15.8%
% Native American 0.1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4%
% Asian 40.1%
% White 23.5%
% Two or More Races 4.8%
% Other 14.1%
% Noresident Aliens 11.9%
% Female 48.6%
% Male 51.4%
% Age 25 and Over 5.6%
% Part-time 2.7%