UC San Diego admitted a record 30,273 freshmen and 9,802 transfer
students this fall. Historically underrepresented students are up
46 percent among freshmen and 30 percent among transfers.

Scripps oceanographer Jules Jaffe and his team have developed a new underwater microscope to image marine microorganisms in their natural settings without disturbing them.


Record number of freshman and transfer applications for fall 2016. UC San Diego had the second highest number of applicants among all UC campuses.
For the sixth year in a row, UC San Diego makes the top 15 schools for producing the most Peace Corps volunteers.
The Preuss School UCSD was ranked among the top 10 schools in California by U.S. News & World Report, and earned a Gold Award for its educational achievements.
A multimillion dollar bequest by esteemed pollster Daniel Yankelovich will help make the Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research the model in using social sciences to address the nation’s most urgent problems.
Bees use sophisticated signals to warn each other about danger from predators, according to UC San Diego biologists. The alarm level varies by frequency, pitch and duration of pulse.
“We’re creating the environment where no patient will ever have to leave San Diego to get world class health care.” — Patty Maysent, CEO of UC San Diego Health, on the grand opening of the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building, part of a national consortium energizing bench-to-bedside efforts.
UC San Diego ranks the fifth Best Value College by Forbes for 2016, based on tuition costs, school quality, graduation rate and post-grad earnings.
Welcome to all 34,652 students admitted for fall 2015! A new UC San Diego record!
Scripps Alumna Marcia McNutt, Ph.D. '76, is set to be the first woman president of the National Academy of Sciences after her July 6 nomination.
The nation's seventh leading cause of death: diabetes. Leading metabolics researcher Alan Saltiel joins UC San Diego's School of Medicine as director of a new comprehensive diabetes research center.
Preuss Success. Ranked the ninth-best charter school in the entire nation, The Preuss School saw its 2015 graduating class garner $1.6 million in award money for college.