University of California-San Diego

Women's WCLA Contact: Nicole Goodwiin
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28,587 Undergrads / 35,772 Students
3 / 10
$14,616 Net Price
9 / 10
34% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
55% / 85%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state.

Recruit Commits
Maria McCavitt Woodside Redwood City, CA Att, Mid
Michaela Juels Newbury Park Orange, CA Mid
AnneMarie Hoskins Miramonte Orinda, CA
Crystal Tsui Mills Millbrae, CA
Shivani Das Stone Bridge Ashburn, VA Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Brazil
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • United Kingdom
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
Where Grads Work
  • Qualcomm
  • Google
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • UC San Diego Health System
  • Microsoft
  • Genentech
  • Apple
  • Illumina
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • UCLA
  • General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
  • Intel Corporation
  • UCSF
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Arts and Design
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Test Scores
Critical Reading
560 - 680
610 - 730
1200 - 1430
25 - 33
27 - 33
27 - 33

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 590 - 700 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 88,446 40,782 47,664
% Admitted 34% 33% 35%
% Admits That Enroll 19% 20% 18%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 4.0
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (23%)
    Engineering (18%)
    Social Sciences (14%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (8%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (7%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Business (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (4%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (4%)
    Health Professions (3%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (2%)
    History (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$14,018 $40,327
    Books & Supplies$1,198 $1,198
    Cost of Living$13,115 $13,115
    Personal Expenses$3,832 $3,832
    Sticker Price$32,163 $58,921

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    59% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship52%$18,231
    Federal Grants31%$4,741
    Pell Grants31%$4,740
    Other Federal0%$2,495
    State & Local Grants39%$10,946
    Institutional Grants44%$8,462
    Student Loans37%$5,333
    Federal Loans36%$4,861
    Other Loans2%$9,800

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $634 Million $17,732

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $17,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $16,400 $186

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 7,905 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $59,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 3.74 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 55% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 10 6
    Fondling 8 5
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 -
    Aggravated Assault 5 1
    Burglary 18 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 17 -
    Arson 7 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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