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University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) Majors

Graduation Statistics

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graduate within six years
  • 87% within eight years
  • 56% within four years
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7,794 Graduates
University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) offers bachelors through doctoral degrees.
Bachelor's Master's Doctoral

Faculty Overview

4,299 Faculty
Full Time
  • 2,372 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service
Part Time
  • 1,927 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

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  • UCSD provides excellent professors to optimize learning for its students...for the most part anyway. Like any other school, it has it's off professors, but for the most part, all…

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Programs & Majors

AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
Area Studies, Other 3 - -
Chinese Studies 12 - -
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 55 2 2
German Studies 1 - -
Italian Studies 5 - -
Japanese Studies 11 - -
Latin American Studies 13 9 -
Russian Studies 1 - -
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
Anatomy 382 - -
Animal Physiology 20 - -
Biochemistry 362 - -
Bioinformatics 14 2 3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 431 78 39
Biomedical Sciences, General - 1 28
Biophysics 6 - 2
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other 67 - -
Epidemiology - - 4
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - 19 9
Microbiology, General 28 - -
Molecular Biology 51 - -
Neurobiology and Anatomy 140 - -
Pathology/Experimental Pathology - - 7
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
Business Administration and Management, General - 131 -
Management Science 319 - -
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
Communication, General 375 3 3
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
Computer Science 186 63 29
EDUCATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
Education, General - 76 21
Mathematics Teacher Education 9 - -
ENGINEERING Bachelor Master Doctorate
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 46 12 1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 162 47 35
Chemical Engineering 51 4 1
Computer Engineering, General 28 27 6
Computer Engineering, Other - 2 -
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 108 56 23
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 4 10 6
Engineering Science 4 - 2
Engineering, Other - 14 3
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 22 - -
Materials Engineering - 20 12
Mechanical Engineering 166 48 9
Structural Engineering 111 44 10
Systems Engineering - 14 12
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master Doctorate
English Language and Literature, General 34 - -
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 99 14 21
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
Human Development and Family Studies, General 94 - -
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1 - -
French Language and Literature 1 - -
Linguistics 52 1 1
Spanish Language and Literature 21 - -
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
Audiology/Audiologist - - 5
Health/Health Care Administration/Management - 20 -
International Public Health/International Health - - 1
Medical Scientist - 22 -
Medicine - - 125
Pharmacy - - 64
Public Health, Other - - 4
HISTORY Bachelor Master Doctorate
History, General 157 8 8
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
Health Law - 5 -
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
Applied Mathematics, General 14 3 -
Computational Mathematics - - 2
Mathematics, General 55 5 20
Mathematics, Other 58 - 3
Statistics, General - 10 -
Statistics, Other 12 - -
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
Cognitive Science 142 9 7
Computational Science - 1 -
International/Global Studies 275 - -
Mathematics and Computer Science 7 - -
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 33 - -
Neuroscience - 4 16
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
Environmental Studies 47 - -
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
Jewish/Judaic Studies 2 - -
Philosophy 51 - 5
Religion/Religious Studies 9 - -
PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
Chemical Physics 1 - -
Chemistry, General 44 57 33
Chemistry, Other 156 - 1
Geochemistry 2 - -
Geology/Earth Science, General 6 7 8
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical - 4 22
Physical Sciences, Other 4 - 2
Physics, General 28 13 26
Physics, Other 7 - -
PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master Doctorate
Clinical Psychology - - 10
Psychology, General 549 3 13
Psychology, Other - - 2
SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
American Government and Politics (United States) 38 - -
Anthropology 90 9 7
Economics, General 564 9 17
International Relations and Affairs - 150 -
Political Science and Government, General 241 9 13
Political Science and Government, Other 209 - -
Social Sciences, Other 23 - -
Sociology 164 10 3
Urban Studies/Affairs 75 - -
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master Doctorate
Acting - 8 -
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 23 - 2
Dance, General 8 - -
Directing and Theatrical Production - 5 -
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 48 - 1
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other - 2 -
Fine/Studio Arts, General 36 - -
Music Performance, General - - 1
Music, General 30 9 7
Playwriting and Screenwriting - 2 -
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology - 9 -
Visual and Performing Arts, General 81 16 -