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Best Values in Colleges

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University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA)

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University of California, San Diego


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University of California, San Diego is ranked 14 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 93%
Applicants who took ACT 40%

SAT Verbal Score

700+15%
600-69942%
600+57%

SAT Math Score

700+42%
600-69941%
600+83%

ACT Score

30-3638%
24-2951%
24+89%

Students applied60,807
Students admitted22,963
Admission rate38%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate57%
6-year graduation rate86%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$12,192
Fees$1,042
Room and board$11,978
Estimated book expense$1,489
Total cost$26,701

Cost after need-based aid$9,444
Cost after non-need-based aid$17,774

Average debt at graduation$20,474

Out of State

Tuition$35,070
Fees$1,042
Room and board$11,978
Estimated book expense$1,489
Total cost$49,579

Cost after need-based aid$32,322
Cost after non-need-based aid$40,652

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met87%
Average need-based aid$17,257
Average non-need-based aid$8,927

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment22,676

Full-Time

Men11,264
Women10,978

Part-Time

Men210
Women224

Freshmen retained94%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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