University of California – San Diego Campus

public university Estd 1960
San Diego, California, USA
University of California – San Diego Campus

Established in 1903, the University of California, San Diego is an open research university associated with the AAU. The UC Regents approved the degree programs offered by the university in the field of Science and Technology in 1956. UCSD is part of the statewide University of California system, along with other 9 semi-autonomous public institutions. Also, the University of California, San Diego is one of the US Public Ivy colleges, whose aim is to provide quality education to students that can be found in Ivy League’s private colleges. Economics, Computer Science, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology are some of the popular majors offered by the university.

UCSD includes 3 graduate colleges, 2 medical centers, and 6 undergraduate schools. It also includes the renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the largest geological and marine science institute in the world. The Scripps Institution established in 1960 is the seventh oldest of the ten University of California campuses.

The undergraduate program comprises of about 125 courses categorized into 6 departments, namely Engineering, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Science, Mathematics and Arts, and Humanities. The postgraduate degree program currently includes more than 8,037 students and it includes 35 courses and the doctoral level program has 47 courses along with 5 professional programs. Moreover, the field of Engineering and Computer Science became the most significant degree programs offered by the university. These are amongst the top courses in the academic structure of the university. In addition, the curriculum involves around 100 specialized and professional certificate programs. The university is accredited by the WASC.

The university has performed remarkable discoveries and inventions like the Keeling Curve, a graph that measures the increasing carbon dioxide level in the Earth’s atmosphere, theories of atoms and molecules in quantum chemistry, and the Miller Urey experiment that created the idea of prebiotic chemistry.

The main campus is located near the Pacific Ocean on approximately 1,200 acres of coastal woodland in La Jolla, California. The rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions, and five graduate and professional schools. Moreover, San Diego is known to be a great city with amazing nightlife culture. It can be a good choice to live in the city. Also, the famous Geisel Library is also located on the campus. It comprises of thousands of books and research documents. The campus includes nine sports facilities including a 5,000-seat arena and a world-class athletic training center.

The university has a notable list of alumni that includes Robert Buckley (renowned actor), Billy Beane (Owner of Oakland Athletics), Kuan Chung-ming (Former Minister of NDC and Finance Professor at National Taiwan University), Nick Woodman (Founder of GoPro), Susumu Tonegawa (won Nobel Prize in Medicine), Silas Weir Mitchell (Actor), and Mike Judge (winner of Primetime Award). 15 Nobel Laureates are also associated with UCSD.

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, TOEFL : 85
  • Fees - INR 23.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Business Analytics
  • Duration - 12 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 44.5 Lakh

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M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 23.8 Lakh

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B.S. Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 32.5 Lakh

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Full- Time MBA
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 41.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, TOEFL : 85
  • Fees - INR 23.8 Lakh

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Master of Finance
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 50.3 Lakh

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B.S. Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 32.5 Lakh

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B.S. Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 31.6 Lakh

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Economics Major B.A.
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 83
  • Fees - INR 32.5 Lakh

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Master of Engineering in Bioengineering
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 23.8 Lakh

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PhD in Political Science
  • Duration - 5 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 100
  • Fees - INR 19.3 Lakh

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B.S in Bioengineering - Biotechnology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 31.6 Lakh

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Medical Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 83
  • Fees - INR 25.7 Lakh

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B.S. Mathematics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 31.6 Lakh

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B.A. Major in Music
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 83
  • Fees - INR 31.6 Lakh

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B.A. Major in History
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 83
  • Fees - INR 31.6 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MIM - 2 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 90 & Above
BBA - 1 CourseSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 83 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
MS - 3 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 85 & Above
BSc - 1 CourseSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 83 & Above
MEng - 1 CourseGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 85 & Above
BE/Btech - 3 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 83 & Above
Other Courses - 5 CoursesIELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 83-100
SAT - Accepted

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for all courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for all courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 125 - 200
Type of deadlineDepends on course
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 1ˢᵗ Apr - 2ⁿᵈ Jun 2020

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MIM - 2 Courses1 YearINR 44.5L - 50.3L
USD 60,750 - 68,640
BBA - 1 Course4 YearsINR 32.5L
USD 44,433
MBA - 1 Course18 - 24 MonthsINR 41.9L
USD 57,203
MS - 3 Courses12 - 24 MonthsINR 23.8L
USD 32,487
BSc - 1 Course4 YearsINR 31.6L
USD 43,191
MEng - 1 Course1 YearINR 23.8L
USD 32,487
BE/Btech - 3 Courses4 YearsINR 31.6L - 32.5L
USD 43,191 - 44,433
Other Courses - 5 Courses4 - 5 YearsINR 19.3L - 31.6L
USD 26,322 - 43,191
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