University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Diego

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  • University Offices:
    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California, USA
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    (858) 534-2230
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    (858) 534-5629
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Spread over 2,000 acres of land near the Pacific Ocean with the central campus resting on around 1,150 acres, University of California is located in San Diego, California, U.S. Public Research University, established in 1960 is the 7th oldest University of California.

Offering more than 180 courses including graduate and postgraduate studies, it enrolls over 20,000 undergraduate and 6,000 postgraduate students every year. It is also considered as one of the leading research Universities in the United States.

University of California’s campus is organized into 6 residential colleges for undergraduates- Marshall, Warren, Sixth, Roosevelt and Revelle, 2 professional schools for medical studies- Skaggs School of Pharmacy and UC San Diego Medicine School and 3 graduate schools comprising Rady Management School, Jacob School of Engineering and School of Global Policy.

Being one of the top-notch research universities, the university maintains more than 15 research units comprising Kavli Institute for Mind and Brain, Qualcomm Institute (A division of California Institute for IT and telecommunications) and San Diego supercomputer unit. Also, it operates more than 5 Medicine research Units. Scripps Institute of Oceanography, one among the few centers dedicated to the ocean, atmospheric science and earth research also conducts its classes at University of California.

More than 5 research centers at Scripps Institute are maintained by UC. The multi-campus initiative includes collaboration with the Institute of Global Conflict and Cooperation.

With more than 15 Nobel Prize winners, 7 MacArthur Fellowships and approximately 100 American Academy of Sciences and Arts, UC pumps out extraordinary talent every year. Notable alumni of UC includes David Gross, Andrew Fire and Willis Lamb among others.

With the fundamental missions of research, teaching and public service, UC promises to deliver quality education in order to improve the job skills of California and enhance the standard of living.