About University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Diego (also known as UC San Diego or UCSD) was established in 1960. It is one of America's Public Ivy universities, which recognizes top public research universities in the United States.
UCSD is the seventh oldest of the ten University of California campuses, and offers over 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 23,805, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 1,976 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. University of California--San Diego's ranking in the 2015 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 37.
UCSD includes six undergraduate colleges and five graduate and professional schools. Its School of Medicine and Jacobs School of Engineering are highly ranked. UCSD is designated as a university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
UCSD is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral levels. The campus is committed to community engagement, public service and industry partnerships in order to advance the health and well-being of the region, state, nation and the world.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015
QS World University Rankings 2014
QS World University Rankings 2013
QS World University Rankings 2015
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016