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University of California at San Diego Video Review

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The University of California at San Diego is located in San Diego, California. The most popular majors are biology, economics, political science and government, psychology and electrical engineering technologies. UC San Diego offers bachelors, masters and doctorate degree programs.

Located on a 1,200-acre coastal woodland campus along the Pacific Ocean, the University of California - San Diego has become known as one of the top institutions for higher education and research. It is ranked #38 overall among national universities in the America's Best Colleges report and was awarded a top 25 ranking specifically for its engineering program.

UCSD is also top-ranked in the nation for annual federal research and development spending. University researchers consistently earn international acclaim as Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners. In addition to offering graduate research opportunities through five acclaimed research centers, the university offers numerous undergraduate research programs which provide faculty mentoring, research experience and more.

UC San Diego awards bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees through 12 schools and colleges. The five most popular majors are biology, economics, political science and government, psychology and electrical engineering technologies.

More than 400 registered clubs and organizations are available for student participation. The UC San Diego Triton student-athletes participate in the N.C.A.A. Division II.

UC San Diego is considered 'most selective' in its admission process with a 49 percent acceptance rate. Typical incoming freshmen carry a grade point average of 3.9 and submit SAT test scores between 1,140 and 1,360. Most all of accepted students graduate in the top 10 percent of their high school classes.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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