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University of California, San Diego

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Founded in 1960, the University of California, San Diego is one of the nation’s most accomplished research universities, widely acknowledged for its local impact, national influence and global reach.

The campus is ideally located near the Pacific Ocean, the U.S.-Mexico border and the Pacific Rim. UC San Diego is renowned for its collaborative, diverse and cross-disciplinary ethos that transcends traditional boundaries in science, arts and the humanities. The university’s award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.

A leader in climate science research, UC San Diego is one of the greenest universities in the nation and promotes sustainability solutions throughout the region and the world.

Students:
- Total campus enrollment is 29,110 students (as of fall 2009).
- UC San Diego received more than 47,000 freshman applications for fall 2009 admission (the third highest application rate in the UC system). The admitted freshmen’s average GPA was 4.08.
- The campus ranks 7th nationally among major research universities sending students abroad in full-year programs, and 7th among U.S. research institutions in the number of international scholars hosted.

Specialized Resources:
- Scripps Institution of Oceanography
- School of Medicine
- SIO Pier UC San Diego Medical Center
- Jacobs School of Engineering
- Rady School of Management
- School of International Relations & Pacific Studies
- San Diego Supercomputer Center
- Center for U.S.—Mexican Studies
- Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
- Institute of the Americas
- UC San Diego Extension
- Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
- California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2)
- Center for Research in Computing and the Arts
- Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture, and Archaeology (CISA3)

View Calendar of UCSD Events

Upcoming events at University of California, San Diego

Osteoporosis: A Balanced Perspective On How To Minimize The Risk Of Fracture As We Age

Date Wednesday, July 20, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cost Free buy tickets
Age limit All ages

Ongoing events at University of California, San Diego

Event Time Category

4 Week Meditation Intro Course With Phyllis Pilgrim

Every Tuesday
5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Health

Degrees Of Health And Well-Being

Every Wednesday
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Health

Outdoor Art Collection Puzzling Adventure

Every Sunday
12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Exhibits

Outdoor Art Collection Puzzling Adventure

Every Monday
12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Exhibits

Outdoor Art Collection Puzzling Adventure

Every Tuesday
12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Exhibits

Outdoor Art Collection Puzzling Adventure

Every Wednesday
12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Exhibits

Outdoor Art Collection Puzzling Adventure

Every Thursday
12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Exhibits

Outdoor Art Collection Puzzling Adventure

Every Friday
12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Exhibits

Outdoor Art Collection Puzzling Adventure

Every Saturday
12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Exhibits

Sightsee At University of California San Diego With Free Visitors Tours

Every Sunday
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Lectures

'The Kazoo: More Than Just An Annoying Party Favor' Exhibit

Every Sunday
10 a.m. Exhibits

'The Kazoo: More Than Just An Annoying Party Favor' Exhibit

Every Monday
7:30 a.m. Exhibits

'The Kazoo: More Than Just An Annoying Party Favor' Exhibit

Every Tuesday
7:30 a.m. Exhibits

'The Kazoo: More Than Just An Annoying Party Favor' Exhibit

Every Wednesday
7:30 a.m. Exhibits

'The Kazoo: More Than Just An Annoying Party Favor' Exhibit

Every Thursday
7:30 a.m. Exhibits

'The Kazoo: More Than Just An Annoying Party Favor' Exhibit

Every Friday
7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Exhibits

'The Kazoo: More Than Just An Annoying Party Favor' Exhibit

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Exhibits

Third National Juried Show At UCSD

Every Sunday
10 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Arts

Third National Juried Show At UCSD

Every Monday
8 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Arts

Third National Juried Show At UCSD

Every Tuesday
8 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Arts

Third National Juried Show At UCSD

Every Wednesday
8 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Arts

Third National Juried Show At UCSD

Every Thursday
8 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Arts

Third National Juried Show At UCSD

Every Friday
8 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Arts

Third National Juried Show At UCSD

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Arts

UC San Diego Visitors Tours (Sundays)

Every Sunday
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Outdoors

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Sunday
2:30 p.m. Arts

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Sunday
2 p.m. Arts

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Sunday
1:30 p.m. Arts

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Sunday
1 p.m. Arts

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Sunday
3 p.m. Arts

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Saturday
2:30 p.m. Arts

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Saturday
2 p.m. Arts

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Saturday
1:30 p.m. Arts

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Saturday
1 p.m. Arts

Walking Adventure Play 'San Diego I Love You 3.0'

Every Saturday
3 p.m. Arts

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