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University of California, San Diego (UCSD): Rankings & Fees

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  • A+ Shiksha Grade
  • Institute Icon1200 acre campus
  • Estd. 1960
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University of California San Diego Highlights 2024

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Year of establishment1960
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Also Known AsUC San Diego
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TOEFLIELTS+1 More
Size of Campus in acres1200
Faculty/Student Ratio19
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 1 billion
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses13688 USD for 2 sharing (UG),5562 USD for 2 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses4154 USD (PG)
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Q:   What is University of California San Diego known for?

University of California San Diego Tuition Fees, Duration & Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(42 courses)
INR 22 L - 31 L
Duration11 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, TOEFL: 85 & Above, GRE
B.Sc.(61 courses)
INR 29 L - 37 L
Duration4-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, SAT, TOEFL: 83 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(34 courses)
INR 36 L - 37 L
Duration4-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, SAT, TOEFL: 83 & Above
B.A.(65 courses)
INR 36 L - 37 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, SAT, TOEFL: 83 & Above
MFA(8 courses)
INR 27 L
Duration18 months-3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above
BBA(8 courses)
INR 37 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, SAT, TOEFL: 83 & Above
Ph.D.(1 course)
INR 22 L
Duration5 years
Exam AcceptedGRE, IELTS: 7 & Above, TOEFL: 100 & Above
B.Arch(2 courses)
INR 37 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above
MIM(7 courses)
INR 28 L - 57 L
Duration9 months-3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, GMAT, GRE
M.A.(7 courses)
INR 27 L - 35 L
Duration1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above
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Q:   What GPA do you need to get into the University of California San Diego?

Q:   What are the requirements for UCSD for Indian students?

University of California San Diego Scholarships 2024

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University of California San Diego Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :USD 125 - 200
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for all courses
EssaysNeeded for few courses
CVNeeded for few courses
Additional documentsRequired
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Intake seasonDeadline
Fall15ᵗʰ Dec 2023 - 15ᵗʰ May 2024
Spring31ˢᵗ Dec 2023
Winter30ᵗʰ Sep 2023
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University of California San Diego Placements 2024

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University of California San Diego Rankings 2024

A+
Overall University Grade
by Shiksha
#51-100
#31
Business Economics
B+
#31
Mechanical Engineering
B++
#51-100
#23
Entrepreneurship
C
#34
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Q:   What is the University of California San Diego ranking in the world?

Q:   Which is good to study in the USA, the University of California San Diego vs Irvine?

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Average Accommodation Expense

INR 6.7 L (based on 146 colleges)

Average Meals Expense

INR 3.9 L (based on 116 colleges)

Part Time Work
Permitted

International students are allowed to work part-time for 20 hours per week during an academic term.

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Post Study Work Permit
Permitted

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a one-year work and stay-back permit given to international students o... Read more about post study work permit

Cost of Visa Application
USD 185 = INR 15,380.9
Visa Application Process
Simple

You will need an F1 visa if your course of study is a full-time degree.

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Hot Job Sectors

IT, Tech, Energy, Healthcare, E-commerce and Business services are some of the popular job sectors in the U... Read more about hot job sectors

Economy Growth Rate

According to the BEA (Bureau of Economic Affairs), the Real GDP of USA was 2.1% in 2022.

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Population of City14,19,516

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