University of California San Diego Comparison

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University of California San Diego
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Location La Jolla, CA
Setting Large City
Students 39,576
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $11,442
Tuition (Out of State) $41,196
Room & Board $15,336
Avg Net Price $15,222
Avg Grant Aid $18,530
% Receiving Grant Aid 58%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 36.6%
Avg High School GPA 4.09
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 28/34
SAT Range 1270/1480
Application Deadline Nov 30, 2021


Graduation Rate 85%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $67,900
Making Student Loan Payments 82%
Median Student Loan Debt $18,500
Median Loan Payment $191
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard