Innovation is our tradition: Nestled along the Pacific Ocean on 1,200 acres of coastal woodland, UCSD is a powerful magnet for those seeking a fresh, next-generation approach to education and research. Since its founding over four decades ago, UCSD -- one of the ten campuses in the world-renowned University of California system -- has rapidly achieved the status as one of the top institutions in the nation for higher education and research. UCSD?s interdisciplinary ethos and tradition of innovation and risk-taking, underlie its research strength and ability to recruit top scholars and students.
Budget: UCSD?s annual revenues are $1.9 billion. (33% of this total is from the federal government for research; 14% is from the State of California for education.)
Students: UCSD received over 40,000 applications for fall 2005 admission (the second highest application rate in the University of California system and possibly in the nation). The average high school GPA of enrolle (more ... )