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University of California, San Diego

Welcome to UC San Diego!Megan SchuckAcademic AdvisorExtension International Programs

Where is San Diego?

UCSD and San Diego

The Ten UC CampusesBerkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles MercedRiverside San DiegoSan Francisco Santa Barbara Santa Cruz

2nd largest city in California

7th largest city in United States

Population: 1.3 million in city; more than 2.8 million in county, (County Area: 12,000 km2)

San Diego

Mission BeachDowntown San Diego

Mission BeachLa Jolla ShoresAmericas #1 City for Business:

San DiegoForbes Magazine/Milken Institute survey

Most-diversified high-tech economy

Biotech, communication, software, and information technologyUC San Diego and Surrounding Area

Many beaches are walking distance

UC San Diego

UC San Diego was founded in 1960 and celebrated its 50th anniversary during the 2010-2011 academic year.

UCSD#2 University in the US by the Washington Monthly#5 in R&D expenditure#1 undergraduate bioengineering program#14 in annual world-class university ranking (2013) by Shanghai Jiao Tong University#10 in the field of Engineering /Technology and Computer Sciences (2012) by Shanghai Jiao Tong University6 Nobel Prize winners on current faculty#1 Surf School in the United States by Surfline

Top-Ranked University

UC San Diego Student CenterThe Geisel LibraryContains several specialized campus library holdingsHas over 3 million bound volumesHas over 25,000 paper and electronic journalsThe Geisel Library is the symbol of UCSDThe Super Computer Center

The Business Schools

The Rady School of ManagementExecutive and MBA programsBrings together business and technology

The Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)Focusing on business and area studies for the Pacific Rim.Training business people and government officials

The ArtsThe Theatre and Dance DepartmentRanked #3 in the nationStudents have the opportunity to work at the famous La Jolla Playhouse on campus.Department of MusicFaculty and students frequently perform together in concerts, on recordings, and at national and international venues. Department of Visual ArtsOne of the most highly ranked art programs within a university in the countryIncludes: Painting, drawing, sculpture, performance, computing in the arts, film, video, photography, and criticism

A History of Faculty and Alumni Nobel Prize Winners at UC San Diego


1934 Harold UreyChemistry1962 Francis CrickPhysiology/Medicine1963 Maria Goeppert-MayerPhysics1970Hannes AlfvnPhysics1974George PaladeSchool of Medicine1975Renato DulbeccoSchool of Medicine1975 Walter KohnChemistry1990Harry MarkowitzEconomics1995Paul CrutzenScripps Institute1995Mario MolinaChemistry/Biochemistry1996Rolf ZinkernagelPathology2002Sydney Brenner School of Medicine Robert EngleEconomics2003Clive GrangerEconomics2008Roger TsienChemistry/Biochemistry

Extension International Programs and the English Language Institute

UC San Diego Extension International ProgramsEnglish Language Institute

Certificate Programs

University Credit ProgramsUniversity and Professional Studies (UPS) 12 units (full-time) UCSD or Extension courses and Academic Advising

Official UCSD or UCSD Extension transcript

Credit may be transferred to another American university or college or the home institution

Eligibility to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) after three (3) consecutive quarters (9 months)

Nils Nilson, NorwayClass planning for the UPS programTo view possible classes for the quarter of your UCSD attendance, go to:

Then, click on Full Schedule of Classes.

Select Search Term

On this screen you can search courses by: subject, department, code, section id, by professor or course title. On the right side of the screen you can select courses based on level such as: lower division, upper division and/or graduate.

When you have made your selection of the below categories, click the Search button1.Quarter2.Subject/Department 3.Level

EXAMPLE: If you searched for Winter Quarter 2013, ANTH-Anthropology, course # 1-99 and 100-198, your results would look like this:

UC San Diego Extension International Programs For more information about any of our programs, please email:[email protected]

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