UC San Diego welcomes applications from international students who demonstrate superior academic potential and wish to pursue an education at an exceptional university.
You are considered an international student if you are neither a U.S citizen nor a U.S. permanent resident.
Our campus community of faculty, staff, and students is waiting to welcome you! Nearly 2,000 international students and 2,200 international scholars (faculty and researchers) come to UC San Diego from almost 90 different countries/regions. Get involved at the International Center to connect with other students students from the United States and from all around the world.
The I-Center is your on-campus place for answers. Here are the most common questions from prospective students:
Washington Monthly again names UC San Diego No. 1 College in Nation for Positive Impact.
On-campus workshops and virtual webinars, plus college fairs all in a city near you. Check our Events page for details.
Academic Ranking of World Universities recognizes UC San Diego’s achievements.
Bringing UCSD’s current membership to one of our nation’s most prestigious honor societies to 110!
Three UCSD professors will join 91 current UCSD faculty serving as advisers to the federal government on science and technology.
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