UC San Diego:
A top 10 university for over a decade

There’s more to UC San Diego
than meets the eye.

Here, students, faculty and researchers are free to dig as deep as they like.
Unite disciplines no one's ever united. And see things no one's ever seen.

Among The TOP 10 public universities in the nation for more than a decade.

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Our students don’t come here for our perfect weather. They come to change the world.

Emily Hazelwood and Amber Jackson, MAS ‘14 Turning abandoned oil rigs into artificial reefs.

Jessica Meir, Ph.D. ‘09 Advancing science from the deep sea to deep space.

Nathan East ‘79 Blowing the doors off musical convention one bass line at a time.

Mike Judge, ‘85 Turning middle-class struggles into comedy TV gold.

DJ Patil, ‘96 Unleashing data to transform how we solve the world’s biggest problems.

Taner Halicioglu, ‘96 Building the future of data science.

Sarah Guthals, BS ’10, MS ’13, Ph.D. ‘14 Teaching kids to code their own future.

Rachel Axler, ‘09 Flipping the script on gender roles in late-night TV writing rooms.

Are you one of us?

We seek curious minds who want to make the world a better place. If that sounds like you, welcome.