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 58.9%
Five-year graduation rate 83.5%
Six-year graduation rate 87.2%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out -

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Research Very High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 28,127
Endowment Assets $549,908,000
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
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 630 (25th - 75th percentile = 580 - 680)
Median SAT Math 705 (25th - 75th percentile = 640 - 770)
Median SAT Writing 655 (25th - 75th percentile = 600 - 710)
Median ACT Composite 30.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 28 - 33)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 33.7%
In-State Tuition and Fees $13,530
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $38,238
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $31,466
Average Net Price After Grants $14,770
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,698
Median earnings 10 years after entry $58,600
Median debt of completers $18,500
Federal Loan Default Rate 2.1%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 26.0%
% Underrepresented Minority 17.0%
% Black 1.2%
% Latino 15.6%
% Native American 0.1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
% Asian 37.5%
% White 21.3%
% Two or More Races 4.7%
% Other 19.2%
% Noresident Aliens 17.4%
% Female 47.6%
% Male 52.4%
% Age 25 and Over 5.4%
% Part-time 2.5%