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student centered

research focused

service oriented

public university

University of California, San Diego

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#1 UNIVERSITY FOR RESEARCH, SOCIAL MOBILITY, SERVICE Washington Monthly 2010-2014

10 MINUTES TO THE BEACH

3

rd

best public university in the world

Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2014

4

th

best public university in the U.S.

Center for World University Rankings, 2015

8

th university in the U.S. best public

U.S. News & World Report, 2014

14

th university in the world best research

Leiden University, 2014

universityofcalifornia.edu/apply MINIMUM UC REQUIREMENTS freshmanAugust profile 2015 1 application available

Applications: 78,091 Admits: Admits: Admit33.9% Rate: 33 Applications: 78,091 26,49526,495 Admit Rate: Applications: 78,091 Admits: 26,495 Admit Rate: 33.9% Students admitted to UC San Diego exceed minimum UC admission requirements. Applications: 78,091 November Admits: Rate: 33.9% 1-3026,495 applicationAdmit submission

student body profile Fall 2014

Admit By Percentage (Admits/Applicants)* Admit Rate Rate — By — Percentage (Admits/Applicants)* Admit Rate — By Percentage (Admits/Applicants)* Admit Rate — By Percentage (Admits/Applicants)*

undergraduate campus total

24,810 7,384 FRESHMEN

47.5%

52.5%

Applicants currently in high school or graduated from high school but have female not enrolled in a regular (non-summer) session at a college or university. If male you’ve completed college courses during high school (through summer after graduation), you’re still considered a freshman applicant.

new student enrollment Subject Requirement courses you must take

UC “a–g” courses freshmen transfers • Must be completed with a C grade or better. • uc At least 11 of the 15 courses must be completed before your san diego students come from senior year. • California residents: courses must be on your high school’s UC-approved a-g course list. Visit ucop.edu/agguide

50

U.S. states and District of Columbia

92

countries/regions

UC “a–g” courses

Years

a. History/Social Science

2

b. English

4

c. Mathematics

BIOLOGY

d. Laboratory Science ECONOMICS

3 (4 recommended) 2 (3 recommended)

e. Language other than English 2 (3 recommended) COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (or other second language) CHEMISTRY f. Visual & Performing Arts 1 MATH g. College Preparatory Electives

1

• Non-California residents: You must earn a GPA of 3.4 or better.

Visit our – Friday GPA office is basedMonday on “a-g” courses taken during 10th and 11th grades. Call: (858) 534-4831 or Email: admissionsreply@ucsd.edu Exam Requirement test(s) you must take transferinfo@ad.ucsd.edu • You must submit scores from either: infointernational@ucsd.edu ▪ ACT Plus Writing OR

▪ SAT Reasoning Test with critical reading, math and writing; scores must be from same sitting. Recommended for engineering, biological or physical sciences majors: 2 SAT Subject Tests closely related to your major. All tests must be taken by the December test date of the senior year. Your highest scores from a single sitting will be considered. If your native language is not English and your secondary/high school education was in a country where English is not the language of instruction, you must take the TOEFL or IELTS. ▪ Score of 83 or higher on the TOEFL Internet-based test ▪ Score of 7 or higher on the IELTS academic module

ADMISSIONS.UCSD.EDU • •

admissions.ucsd.edu Application evaluation process details

Application and admission timeline

from California

GPA

community *GPA and test score range totals do not include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or *GPA and test score range totals do not include freshman applicants whosecolleges. GPA and/or test scores were unavailable. UC San Diego requires a competitive GPA in *GPA and test test score range totals do not include include freshman applicants whose GPA GPA and/or test scores were unavailable. *GPA and score range not applicants whose and/or *GPA and test scoretotals rangedo totals do not freshman include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or test scores scores were unavailable. UC-transferable courses and good academic standing. test were unavailable. test scores were unavailable.

transfer profileAdmits: 2015 8,149

• California residents: You must earn a GPA of 3.0 or better. Talk with an admissions officer

TRANSFERS

Major Preparation Applications: 16,218

Scholarship Requirement GPA you must earn

GPA Range GPA Range GPA Range 4.00 and 68.1% 68.1% 4.00above and above GPA Range 4.00 and above GPA Range 68.1% 3.70-3.99 18.9% 3.70-3.99 4.00 and and above above 68.1% 18.9% 4.00 68.1% 3.70-3.99 18.9% 3.30-3.69 4.1% 3.30-3.69 4.1% 3.70-3.99 18.9% 3.70-3.99 18.9% 3.30-3.69 ApplicantsBelow who have enrolled in a regular session (fall, winter or spring) 4.1% 3.29 3.29 2.1% Below 2.1% 3.30-3.69 4.1% 3.30-3.69 4.1% Below 3.29 2.1% at a college or university after high school. Taking a class or two during Below 3.29 3.29 2.1% Below 2.1% ACT Composite Range ACT Composite the summer term immediately following Range high school graduation doesn’t 67.9% 31-36 ACT Composite Range 31-36 ACT Composite Composite Range Range ACT 67.9% 67.9% make you a transfer student. 31-36 33.8% 26-30 67.9% 33.8% 31-3626-30 67.9% 31-36 33.8% 26-30 14.6% 21-25 33.8% 14.6% 26-3021-25 33.8% 26-30 14.6% 21-25 6.1% Below 20 14.6% 21-25 6.1% Below 20 14.6% 21-25 6.1% Below 20 Coursework 6.1% Below 20 20 SAT Critical Reading Range 6.1% Below SAT Critical Reading Range All units must be completed by the end of spring term, SAT Critical Reading Range 72.5% 700-800 SAT Critical Critical Reading Reading Range Range SAT 72.5% 72.5% 700-800 700-800 prior to fall 600-690 enrollment. 47.0% 72.5% 47.0% 700-800 72.5% 700-800 47.0% 600-690 600-690 21.7% 500-590 • Complete a minimum of 60 UC-transferable semester 47.0% 21.7% 600-690 47.0% 600-690 21.7% 500-590 500-590 6.5% Below 490 (90 quarter) units. 21.7% 500-590 21.7% 500-590 6.5% Below 490 6.5% Below 490 6.5% Below 490 6.5% SAT Mathematics Range Belowthe 490UC-transferable college courses below • Complete with a C SAT Mathematics Range 57.0% SAT course. Mathematics Range grade or700-800 better SAT in each Each course must be 3 semester SAT Mathematics Range Mathematics Range 57.0% 57.0% 700-800 34.0% 600-690 700-800 (4-5 quarter) units. 57.0% 700-800 57.0% 700-800 34.0% 600-690 15.2% 500-590 34.0% 600-690 34.0% 600-690composition 34.0% 600-690 15.2% 500-590 ▪ 2 English 4.9% 15.2% Below 490 500-590 15.2% 500-590 15.2% 500-590 4.9% Below 490 4.9% ▪ 1 mathematical concepts 490Writing 4.9% BelowBelow 490 SAT Range and quantitative reasoning 4.9% Below 490 SAT Writing Range2 of the following: 69.6% 700-800 from ▪ 4 courses at least SAT Writing SAT Writing Writing Range Range Range 69.6% 700-800 SAT 42.2% 69.6% 700-800 ◦ 600-690 Arts and humanities 69.6%More 700-800 69.6% than 700-800 42.2% 600-690 18.2% 500-590 42.2% 600-690 42.2% 600-690 42.2% 600-690 18.2% ◦Below Physical and biological sciences 500-590 90% of UCSD 6.5% 490 500-590 18.2% 500-590 18.2% 500-590 6.5% 18.2% 490 transfers ◦Below Social 6.5% are 6.5% Below 490 behavioral sciences Below 490 and 6.5% Below 490

Information for students in schools outside the U.S.

Admit Rat

Applications: 16,218 complete Admits: 8,149 Rate: 50% To ensure timely graduation, lower-division GEs,Admit as well Applications: 16,218 Admits: 8,149 Admit Rate: 50% as major preparation courses before transferring. Students planning to transfer Fall 2017: major preparation will be required Admit — By Percentage (Admits/Applicants) Admit Rate —Rate By Percentage (Admits/Applicants) for select majors. Admit Rate — By Percentage (Admits/Applicants) GPA Range GPA Range

For full details4.00 about GPAmajor Range preparation and transferring to 68.1% 4.00 4.00 68.1%visit UC San Diego, including 3.70-3.99 18.9% 3.70-3.99 English proficiency requirements, 3.70-3.99 18.9% 3.30-3.69 4.1% admissions.ucsd.edu/transfers/requirements.html 3.50-3.69 3.30-3.69 Below 3.29 Below 3.29

Transferability

4.1% 2.1% 2.1%

13% 35% 25%

• California community college students: Visit assist.org for the UC-transferable course list. • Other UC campus students: All courses completed at a UC campus during a regular or summer session are transferable. UC Extension courses numbering 1–199 are also transferable. Join us fortransfer the tour experience • All other transfer applicants: UC San Diego accepts 10 a.m. Monday courses from accredited post-secondary institutions similar in – Saturday content to those offered in the UC system. THE BEST way to see UCSD

CAMPUS TOURS

California community collegeadmissions.ucsd.edu/tours (CCC) students

admissions.ucsd.edu/virtualtour

• Enrolled at one or more CCCs for at least 2 regular terms* • Last college before UC San Diego admission is a CCC* • Completed at least 30 semester (45 quarter) UC-transferable units • Be in good standing during your last regular term. * excludes summer sessions

*GPA and test score transfer range totals do not include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or UniversityLink preparation *GPA and test score range totals do not include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or test scores were unavailable. Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) test scores were unavailable.

CAN'T-MISS

campus events

SPIRIT NIGHT studentevents.ucsd.edu

MEET THE BEACH

meetthebeach.ucsd.edu

$1 billion

in annual RESEARCH FUNDING

#UCSDRESEARCH Qualcomm Institute Jacobs School of Engineering Rady School of Management San Diego Supercomputer Center School of Global Policy and Strategy School of Medicine Scripps Institution of Oceanography

qualcomm institute

academics

robotics lab

center for algae biotechnology

Inspired by his daily surfing excursions off Black’s Beach, Nick Woodman turned his engineering and visual arts training at UC San Diego into one of the world’s fastest growing camera companies, worth an estimated $2.25 billion.

nick class of 1997 Founder and CEO of GoPro

19:1 faculty to student ratio 6 Nobel Laureates currently teaching Notable faculty honors: Fields Medal • Balzan Prize Pulitzer Prize • Kyoto Prize • MacArthur Foundation Award National Medal of Science • Academy Award • Tony Award National Humanities Medal

22% of UCSD undergraduates study, research and volunteer in 56 countries Thousands of internships, work study and research opportunities in every industry and on every continent. Yes even Antarctica!

5th in the u.s. for federal research funding

-MOJAVE DESERT, April 2015 With this successful rocket test by UC San Diego’s chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, UCSD became the first university to successfully design, print and test a 3-D printed rocket. These UCSD undergrads were funded by NASA and Lockheed Martin.

career.ucsd.edu

40%

4.2 Years Freshmen

2.7 years Transfers

OF UNDERGRADUATES PURSUE ADVANCED DEGREES DIRECTLY AFTER GRADUATION

$47,564 5% AVERAGE STARTING SALARY 2014

ABOVE U.S. AVERAGE

OF UC SAN DIEGO GRADUATES IN 2014

Top hiring locations outside the U.S.

HONG KONG · JAPAN · SOUTH KOREA · SPAIN · TAIWAN

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NTER • CROSS-CULTURAL CENTER OURCE CENTER • LGBT RESOURCE ESOURCE CENTRO • STUDENT CE CENTER • UNDOCUMENTED VICES • WOMEN’S CENTER

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sports teams

29

intramural sports

29

club teams

600+

ERSITY.UCSD.EDU

STUDENT ORGS

getinvolved.ucsd.edu

male

18,500 43

TRITONS ENGAGE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE FRATERNITIES & SORORITIES

BLACK RESOURCE CENTER CROSS-CULTURAL CENTER INTER-TRIBAL RESOURCE CENTER INTERNATIONAL CENTER LGBT RESOURCE CENTER OFFICE FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES RAZA RESOURCE CENTRO STUDENT VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER UNDOCUMENTED STUDENT SERVICES WOMEN’S CENTER

BLACK RES • INTER-T CENTE VETERA ST

SUN GOD FESTIVAL sungodfestival.ucsd.edu

THE GOODLIFE goodlife.ucsd.edu

HULLABALOO hullabaloo.ucsd.edu

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campus events

#TRITONSRISING athletics.ucsd.edu

Baseball Softball Basketball Swimming & Diving Cross Country Tennis Fencing* Track & Field Golf (M) Volleyball* Rowing Water Polo* Soccer * compete at Division I level

campus life

recreation.ucsd.edu

diversity.ucsd.edu

artpower.ucsd.edu

housing & Dining hdh.ucsd.edu ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪

Guaranteed two-year housing 95% of freshmen live on campus Diverse dining options, including Kosher and Halal kitchens International House: 350 students from 30 countries

TRANSPORTATION iride.ucsd.edu

A car is not required. The San Diego bus system (included in your fees) services the entire campus, medical centers, train station, airport and much of San Diego.

safety police.ucsd.edu We are a very safe campus with a dedicated police force. Crime is not prevalent, but we have safety systems in place.

Alternative Breaks @ UCSD service • culture • awakening

abatucsd.org

UNOLYMPICS welcomeweek.ucsd.edu

lecture hall

dining hall

residence hall san diego sandiego.org

CANADA

▪ 3.21 million people ▪ 2nd largest city in California ▪ 8th largest city in the U.S.

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▪ 10-minute walk to beach ▪ 35-minute bus to downtown San Diego ▪ 2-hour drive to Los Angeles, the desert and the mountains

USA

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travel times from campus to popular student destinations

lifo

ideal location

WATERMELON DROP 50th Annual

uc san diego

MEXICO Top U.S. states

AVG. TEMP

summer

77*

the best weather in the U.S. Weatherwise.org, 2014

surf school Surfline.com

AVG. TEMP

62

HOW do I Select my college? start your@exploration

admissions.ucsd.edu/SixColleges Review each college’s website for

philosophy · GEs · culture · traditions

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90%

of admitted students are assigned their first, second or third selections, so choose wisely.

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK iew.ucsd.edu

POWWOW powwow.ucsd.edu

one university

six colleges colleges.ucsd.edu

RIMAC Arena

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

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Every UC San Diego undergraduate student belongs to a college. You can pursue any major in any college.

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map not to scale

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Each college has a unique philosophy and set of general education requirements. EARL WARREN

THURGOOD MARSHALL

Geisel Library

Pacific Ocean

Snake Path campus art

Sun God campus art

JOHN MUIR

Warren Bear campus art

You take classes across campus with students from every college. The colleges are residential neighborhoods on the UCSD campus.

You graduate with a degree from UC San Diego AND your college. Price Center campus hub

Stonehenge campus art

REVELLE

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Pr i c e C e n t er H u ba smaller, u s with C a m p you The colleges provide

supportive environment within the larger research university.

SIXTH

Applications: 78,091 Admits: 26,495 Admit Rate: Admit33.9% Rate: freshman profile 2015 Applications: 78,091 Admits: 26,495 Applications: 78,091 Applications: 78,091

student body profile Fall 2014

47.5% female

new student enrollment freshmen

transfers

uc san diego students come from

50

U.S. states and District of Columbia

Admit Rate: 33.9% Admit Rate: 33.9%

33.9%

Admit By Percentage (Admits/Applicants)* Admit Rate Rate — By — Percentage (Admits/Applicants)* Admit Rate — By Percentage (Admits/Applicants)* Admit Rate — By Percentage (Admits/Applicants)*

undergraduate campus total

24,810 7,384

Admits: 26,495 Admits: 26,495

92

countries/regions

BIOLOGY ECONOMICS COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY MATH

52.5% male

GPA Range GPA Range GPA Range 4.00 and 4.00above and above GPA Range 4.00 and above GPA Range 3.70-3.99 3.70-3.99 4.00 and and above above 4.00 3.70-3.99 3.30-3.69 3.30-3.69 3.70-3.99 3.70-3.99 3.30-3.69 BelowBelow 3.29 3.29 3.30-3.69 3.30-3.69 Below 3.29 Below 3.29 3.29 Below ACT Composite Range ACT Composite Range 31-36 ACT Composite Range 31-36 ACT Composite Composite Range Range ACT 31-36 26-30 31-3626-30 31-36 26-30 21-25 26-3021-25 26-30 21-25 Below 20 21-25 Below 20 21-25 Below 20 Below 20 SAT Critical Reading Range Below 20 SAT Critical ReadingReading Range Range 700-800 SAT Critical SAT Critical Critical Reading Reading Range Range SAT 700-800 700-800 600-690 700-800 700-800 600-690 600-690 500-590 600-690 600-690 500-590 500-590 Below 490 500-590 500-590 Below 490 490 Below Below 490 490 SAT Mathematics Range Below Range Range SAT Mathematics 700-800 SAT Mathematics SAT Mathematics Mathematics Range Range SAT 700-800 600-690 700-800 700-800 700-800 600-690 500-590 600-690 600-690 600-690 500-590 Below 490 500-590 500-590 500-590 Below 490 Below 490 Below 490 Below 490 SAT Writing Range Range 700-800 SAT Writing SAT Writing SAT Writing Writing Range Range Range 700-800 SAT 600-690 700-800 700-800 700-800 600-690 500-590 600-690 600-690 600-690 500-590 Below 490 500-590 500-590 500-590 Below 490 BelowBelow 490 490 Below 490

68.1% 68.1% 18.9% 68.1% 68.1% 18.9% 4.1% 18.9% 18.9% 4.1% 2.1% 4.1% 4.1% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1% 67.9% 67.9% 33.8% 67.9% 67.9% 33.8% 14.6% 33.8% 33.8% 14.6% 6.1% 14.6% 14.6% 6.1% 6.1% 6.1% 72.5% 72.5% 47.0% 72.5% 72.5% 47.0% 21.7% 47.0% 47.0% 21.7% 6.5% 21.7% 21.7% 6.5% 6.5% 6.5% 57.0% 57.0% 34.0% 57.0% 57.0% 34.0% 15.2% 34.0% 34.0% 15.2% 4.9% 15.2% 15.2% 4.9% 4.9% 4.9% 69.6% 69.6% 42.2% 69.6% 69.6% 42.2% 18.2% 42.2% 42.2% 18.2% 6.5% 18.2% 18.2% 6.5% 6.5% 6.5%

68.1% 18.9% 4.1% 2.1%

67.9% 33.8% 14.6% 6.1% 72.5% 47.0% 21.7% 6.5% 57.0% 34.0% 15.2% 4.9% 69.6% 42.2% 18.2% 6.5%

*GPA and test score range totals do not include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or *GPA and testwere score range totals do not include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or test scores unavailable. *GPA and test test score range totals do not include include freshman applicants whose GPA GPA and/or test scores were unavailable. *GPA and score range not applicants whose and/or *GPA and test scoretotals rangedo totals do not freshman include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or test scores scores were unavailable. unavailable. test were test scores were unavailable.

transfer profile 2015 Applications: 16,218 Admits: 8,149 Admit Rate: Applications: 16,218 Admits: 8,149 Admit Rate: 50% Applications: 16,218

Talk with an admissions officer Visit our office Monday – Friday Call: (858) 534-4831 or Email: admissionsreply@ucsd.edu transferinfo@ad.ucsd.edu infointernational@ucsd.edu

ADMISSIONS.UCSD.EDU

Admits: 8,149

Admit Rate: 50%

— By Percentage (Admits/Applicants) AdmitAdmit Rate —Rate By Percentage (Admits/Applicants) Admit Rate — By Percentage (Admits/Applicants) GPA Range GPA Range Range 4.00 GPA 4.00 4.00 3.70-3.99 3.70-3.99 3.70-3.99 3.30-3.69 3.50-3.69 3.30-3.69 Below 3.29 Below 3.29

68.1% 68.1% 18.9% 18.9% 4.1% 4.1% 2.1% 2.1%

13% 35% 25%

CAMPUS TOURS Join us for the tour experience 10 a.m. Monday – Saturday THE BEST way to see UCSD

admissions.ucsd.edu/tours admissions.ucsd.edu/virtualtour

*GPA and test score range totals do not include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or *GPA and test score range totals do not include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or test scores were unavailable. test scores were unavailable.

*GPA and test score range totals do not include freshman applicants whose GPA and/or

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