In general, the University of California-San Diego is known for being a highly selective school. Around 118,000 applications are received by the University of California-San Diego each year. With regards to the acceptance rate, it tends to be around 34 percent which equates to about 40,400 students being accepted to the school. But when the semester commences, about 7,700 students would have picked the University of California-San Diego as their future school. The ratio of the candidates who applied is 47% and 52% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 55% were typically women and 44% were men. Students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to the University of California-San Diego when filling out the application. In most cases, accepted students have test scores in the range of 27 - 34 for ACT or 1,290 - 1,490 for SAT. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits. the University of California-San Diego’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To submit your application to the University of California-San Diego, you are required to have these required documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
118,386
Male 56,143
Female 62,243

 

Acceptance
40,372
Male 17,965
Female 22,407

 

Enrollment Total
7,670
Male 3,413
Female 4,257


Acceptance Rate
34.1%
Male
32%
Female
36%

 

Yield
19%
Male
19%
Female
19%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$120



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



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