StudentsReview :: The University of California San Diego - How to Get into UCSD (Undergraduate)
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
University of California -- Los Angeles, CA
University of California -- Davis, CA
University of California -- Berkeley, CA


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


The University of California San Diego

...loading...
Your Combined ACT:
*** reported for attending students
...loading...
SAT Math + Verbal:
*** reported for attending students
Your Chances at UCSD
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at UCSD
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
28,725
32,107
# Admitted
10,815
11,997
% Admitted
37.7%
37.4%
% Overall
37.5%

Students who got into UCSD:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (25), Grades (38), Sports/Extracurriculars (23), College Essay (13)
High SAT Scores and GPADec 03 2014Biology
High SAT Scores and GPA. Let's face it, they only look at your essay and extracurricular activities if you're borderline qualified for admission.
ACT: 32 SAT: 1980 Male
Do all the things everyone has told you thatJan 13 2013Biology
Do all the things everyone has told you that colleges like. In other words, maximize your GPA, SAT/ACT scores, play sports, do extracurricular stuff, etc.
SAT: 1770 Male
Work hard and your in not much competition butDec 26 2012Computer Science
Work hard and your in not much competition but awesome benifits then and thereafter
SAT: 2350 Male
Pretty much 2000 SAT and 3Dec 21 2012Biology
Pretty much 2000 SAT and 3.6+ Unweighed GPA with 4-5 AP/Honors classes. UCSD admissions is more numbers based than the two top UCs.
ACT: 32 Male
Not too difficult, have around 4Nov 09 2012Computer Engineering
Not too difficult, have around 4.0 weighted GPA, few AP classes, decent SAT score.
SAT: 2210 Male
Compare UCSDSave UCSD

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→