Facts About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego, one of the nation’s most accomplished research universities, is widely acknowledged for its local impact, national influence, and global reach. With a majestic view of the Pacific Ocean, this distinctively beautiful campus is both a magnet and a catalyst for acclaimed institutes and Nobel laureates. Renowned for its collaborative, diverse, and cross-disciplinary ethos that transcends traditional boundaries in science, arts, and the humanities, the university attracts exceptional faculty, stellar students, and outstanding staff.

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FISCAL YEAR 2009–10
Revenues$ 2,950,742,000
Expenditures $ 2,755,915,000
Grants and Contracts
Health Sciences $ 597,427,000
General Campus $ 303,889,000
Scripps Institution of Oceanography $ 158,010,000
Private Support 2009–10
Total Amount Raised
in FY 2009–10
$ 147,404,823
UC San Diego Foundation,
Total Assets
(market value as of June 30, 2010)
$ 455,015,000
Number of Endowed Chairs155
Employees
Total, Full- and Part-time27,406
Academic8,588
Staff18,818
Average Monthly Payroll
(salaries only)
$ 116,800,945
STUDENT STATISTICS
(as of fall quarter 2009)
Total Number of Students29,110
Total Undergraduate Students23,143
Women (52%)12,004
Men (48%)11,139
Average High School GPA
2009 Freshmen
3.96
Average SAT Score 2009 Freshmen1257
Total Advanced Degree Enrollment5,967
Graduate Students on General Campus
and Scripps Institution of Oceanography
4,231
School of Medicine1,476
Skaggs School of Pharmacy
and Pharmaceutical Sciences
260
UNDERGRADUATE FIELDS OF STUDY
Arts (3%)779
Humanities (4%)831
Engineering (18%)4,083
Science/Math (8%)1,778
Biological Sciences (25%)5,768
Social Science (38%)8,725
Special/Undeclared (5%)1,179
TOTAL23,143
STUDENT FEES AND TUITION
(as of fall quarter 2009)
Mandatory Resident Fees
Undergraduate$ 9,638
Graduate$ 10,934
Nonresident Tuition
Undergraduate$ 32,309
Graduate$ 25,970
Professional Mandatory Resident Fees
Rady School of Management$ 29,462
School of Medicine$ 26,516
Skaggs School of Pharmacy
and Pharmaceutical Sciences
$ 25,316
Professional Nonresident Tuition
Rady School of Management$ 38,357
School of Medicine$ 38,762
Skaggs School of Pharmacy
and Pharmaceutical Sciences
$ 37,562
UNDERGRADUATE FINANCIAL AID
AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Received by students from all sources (2009–10)
Grants$ 188,673,000
Loans$ 86,415,000
Scholarships$ 18,215,000
Work-study$ 3,059,000