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 95%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 55.1%
Five-year graduation rate 79.6%
Six-year graduation rate 84.5%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out -

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Research Very High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 28,587
Endowment Assets $634,317,000
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Accrediting Agency -
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 620 (25th - 75th percentile = 560 - 680)
Median SAT Math 690 (25th - 75th percentile = 610 - 770)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 30.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 27 - 33)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 35.7%
In-State Tuition and Fees $13,645
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $40,327
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $32,239
Average Net Price After Grants $14,616
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,333
Median earnings 10 years after entry $59,900
Median debt of completers $17,500
Federal Loan Default Rate 2.1%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 30.7%
% Underrepresented Minority 18.3%
% Black 1.5%
% Latino 16.7%
% Native American 0.1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
% Asian 36.1%
% White 19.8%
% Two or More Races 4.6%
% Other 21.0%
% Noresident Aliens 19.3%
% Female 48.1%
% Male 51.9%
% Age 25 and Over 5.4%
% Part-time 2.6%