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University of California - San Diego Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
A+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
87%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
95%
Part-Time Retention Rate
56%
Academic Calendar
Quarter
Research Funding per Student
$28,291
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    36%
  • 20-39
    25%
  • 40-99
    15%
  • 100+
    24%
91%
of students say they attend class.130 responses

About the Professors

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Female Professors
34%
Male Professors
66%
Average Professor Salary
$168,384
Poll
38%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.130 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    2%
  • Asian American
    17%
  • Hispanic
    6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    6%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
  • White
    68%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
81%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.210 responses
Poll
73%
of students say professors care about their students' success.210 responses
Poll
69%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.210 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.210 responses
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