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Freshman

A freshman applicant is currently in high school or has graduated from high school but has not enrolled in a regular (non-summer) session at a college or university. If you've completed college courses during high school (through summer after graduation), you're still considered a freshman applicant.

Freshman

Transfer

A transfer applicant has been enrolled in a regular session at a college or university after high school, excluding summer sessions. UC San Diego enrolls transfer students at the junior level.

Transfer

International Students

International applicants must meet the same freshman requirements for admission as any other freshman applicant in addition to the international requirements.

International Students

Veterans

Welcome and thank you for your service. UC San Diego is home to 300 student veterans. We have many resources and services dedicated to helping you transition from the military to college life.

Veterans

Counselors

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Counselors

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