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The University of California San Diego

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UCSD

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By Major
Aerospace EngineeringD
Business - Management and AdministrationA
Chemical EngineeringA
Civil EngineeringA+
Computer EngineeringC
Computer ScienceB+
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentC
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A+
Political ScienceA-
PreMed and MedicalD
Public PolicyB-
Urban PlanningB

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University of California San Diego
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Surrounding City

... city lights at night and exciting club scene b ...Read full comment
... Alot of people figured out that there is more to diversity and city life living outside of La Jolla, for instance, living more downsouth, is bett...Read full comment
... It is in a cool city with very beautiful weather ...Read full comment
... city lights at night and exciting club scene b ...Read full comment
... I've had to take the city shuttle to the mall, so unless you get to know the bus route or have a friend with a car, you won't be getting very fa...Read full comment
... city lights at night and exciting club scene b ...Read full comment
... - The weather is nice in San Diego, but there is hardly anything to do in the surrounding city of La Jolla ...Read full comment
THE SCHOOL IS JUST BAD....there is nothing else that can be said, the students are close-minded anti-social mob... no1 makes the effort to interact an...Read full comment
... My only complaint is that UCSD doesn't have a division I athletics program or football, but that's just about balanced out by all the free con...Read full comment
... San Diego is a good city but you need a car for sure ...Read full comment
... -Neighboring city La jolla is extremely expensive and boring ...Read full comment
... But i was looking to meet interesting people, to go out to the city, to live a little, and this campus just hasn't provided that ...Read full comment
... A lot of people say there is no social life, but with only 1 year at the college, the dorm life has been great with activities, I play intrumura...Read full comment
... city lights at night and exciting club scene b ...Read full comment
... It's a gem of a city, and there are quite a few students that never even make it out of La Jolla ...Read full comment
... city lights at night and exciting club scene b ...Read full comment
Great school, but back when I attended the premed program was hellacious and disgusting with the competition among students. It soured me towards medi...Read full comment
... It's not a traditional city and some student find it boring ...Read full comment
Despite having the flaws of a UC (large class sizes, unhelpful professors, expensive tuition, a lot of Asians), I think UCSD is a great place to be to...Read full comment
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