University ranking. In the recent years University of California, San Diego has a stable position in the top 20 universities of United States and does not plan to give it away. University of California, San Diego is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings. The most popular programs of UCSD are: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Physics», «Chemistry», «Computer Science», «Economics & Business». The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 100 in the international rating. International employers prefer the students from UCSD as the university boasts very low graduate unemployment rates.
Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requests both the certificate of previous academic performance and examination results. It is worth mentioning that UCSD is characterized by a mild competition among the students, there are only 2 applicants per seat. The academic year is divided into quarters. The tuition fees are quite steep. A year of bachelor studies at UCSD will cost you at least 55,587 USD. Doing your master’s studies at UCSD is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 55,587 USD. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. The official website of the university (https://www.ucsd.edu) can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.
The composition of the university. University of California, San Diego is a big educational institution, attended by more than 28 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. Today, about the quarter of all students are foreigners. The academic staff of UCSD includes more than 4 thousand teachers and professors. Foreign specialists are the majority of the academic staff. The university offers international student exchange programs, made possible by the vast network of partner educational institutions and companies. The university social media pages cover student life, recent events and more: Twitter, Facebook.
Infrastructure of UCSD. The library is available to all of the students. The university also provides dormitories for those who need them.
University of California, Office of The President
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from 14,729 USD/year.
to 15,272 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from 8,998 USD/year.
to 52,585 USD/year.
Doctorate (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from 44,475 USD/year.
to 46,290 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from 8,998 USD/year.
to 57,188 USD/year.
Doctorate (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
|Living expenses||$1,098 -1,689 USD/month|
|Admission||Based on grades and examinations|
|Gender limitation||No limits|
Let there be light
• WASC Senior College and University Commission
• University of California System
• Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
• Association of American Universities (AAU)
• Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Associa
|Quality of teaching||202|
|Citations per Faculty||40|
|Ranking in world by sphere|
|Arts and Humanities||86|
|Engineering and Technology||80|
|Life Sciences and Medicine||14|
|Social Sciences and Management||112|
|Ranking in world by discipline|
|Economics & Business||19|
|UniPage World University Ranking||20|
|QS World University Rankings||44|
|ARWU Academic Ranking||14|
|Expenses - USD/Month||Min.||Med.|
|Communications and utilities||91||97|
|Sports and leisure||24||102|
|Accommodation in San Diego||USD/Month|
|Shared room outside of centre||633|
|Shared room in city centre||767|
|1 bedroom apartment outside of centre||1,073|
|1 bedroom apartment in city centre||1,420|
|English||University of California, San Diego|
|Russian||Калифорнийский университет в Сан-Диего|
|German||University of California, San Diego|
|Spanish||Universidad de California, San Diego|
|French||Université de California à San Diego|