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At a glance
Student population: 28,294 (22,676 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio: 19 to 1
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As your student prepares to apply for universities check out the cost of applying, find out the school's acceptance rates, and make note of the required and recommended information that should be included with your student's application. This chart shows information from UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS FALL 2012.
|Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):||$70|
|Number of applicants||53,449||25,071||28,378|
|Percent admitted who enrolled||18%||18%||18%|
|Secondary school GPA||X|
|Secondary school record||X|
|Completion of college-preparatory program||X|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)||X|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)||X|
|Students submitting scores||Number||Percent|
|Test Scores||25th Percentile*||75th Percentile**|
|SAT Critical Reading||520||650|
Tuition, fees and living expenses can change from year to year. Use the ESTIMATED EXPENSES FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS from the past four years at the university to get an idea of how much college will cost your family and start preparing your budget.
|Estimated expenses for academic year||2009-2010||2010-2011||2011-2012||2012-2013||% change|
|Tuition and fees|
|Books and supplies||$1,560||$1,573||$1,456||$1,474||1.2%|
|Room and board||$11,057||$11,534||$11,684||$11,923||2.0%|
|Room and board||$10,052||$10,284||$9,669||$9,764||1.0%|
|Off Campus with Family|
|Total Expenses||2009-2010||2010-2011||2011-2012||2012-2013||% change|
|Off Campus with Family||$19,931||$21,976||$23,416||$23,747||1.4%|
|Off Campus with Family||$42,648||$44,855||$46,294||$46,625||0.7%|
|Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year||2012-2013|
The makeup of the student body at the university can have a huge impact on your student’s college experience. Looking at the school's demographic information from FALL 2012 can be a great place to start in determining if the university is a good fit for your student.
Undergraduate Attendance Status
Undergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Residence
Graduate Attendance Status
Find the basic information you need about the university, including the type of institution, major learning opportunities and student services offered, kinds of outside credit accepted, and student-to-faculty ratio.
|Name:||University of California San Diego|
|Address:||University of California-San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA, 92093|
|General information:||(858) 534-2230|
|Awards:||Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Doctor's degree - professional practice|
|Campus setting:||City: Large|
|Student population:||28,294 (22,676 undergraduate)|
|Student to faculty ratio:||19 to 1|
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