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Through ingenuity and world-class collaboration, this evidence-based program is helping more Tritons return to campus.

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Summer Session I

Jun. 29

Aug. 1

Summer is here and thousands of Tritons, all over the world, are dissecting data and expanding their minds with remote summer programs!

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Even when we can't be together on campus, we are connected by #TritonPride. Here's how our community is showing off their Triton spirit from home.

July 30, 2020

Sowing Seeds of Compassion During Pandemic

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July 30, 2020

Two Hearts Become One While Waiting for Another

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July 30, 2020

27th Annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational Set to Make Virtual Waves

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    One of the top 10 public universities in the nation for over a decade.

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UC San Diego COVID-19 Emergency Response

Together, we can play an important role in supporting our frontline caregivers as we prepare for the pandemic’s peak. For every dollar you give to the UC San Diego COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, a dollar will be generously matched by The Conrad Prebys Foundation, up to $350,000.

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Innovation

Our curiosity never wavers. Nor does our desire to shape new fields and transform lives.

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A world-class education taught by award-winning faculty with an ocean backdrop. We are here to launch you on your journey to success.

UNDERGRADUATE

UC San Diego first-year and transfer students come from all over California and throughout the world—ready for challenge and discovery

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TRANSFER ADMISSIONS

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL

Work alongside world-class experts—and become one. Join our thriving community of graduate and professional scholars.

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL ADMISSIONS

MEDICAL AND PHARMACY

Invent the future of care through the education and research opportunities offered through UC San Diego’s School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

SKAGGS SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

LIFELONG LEARNING

Looking to prepare for college, advance your career with certificate and degree-related programs, or just seeking to enrich your personal growth? We offer a range of courses and programs to help you meet your goals.

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FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Whether you’re a first-year, transfer, or graduate student, the UC system has one of the most generous and progressive financial aid programs in the nation. College is within your reach.

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Our Thriving
Student Life

Music festivals and Greek life, beach parties and experimental performances—there are plenty of ways to unwind.

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