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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $30,286
Out-of-state: $56,968
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,573
Out-of-state: $40,255
Room and Board
$10,976
Books and Supplies
$1,502
Other Expenses
$4,235
Payment PlansInstallment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@ucsd.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 2
Final deadline June 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001317
Free
State Aid Form 

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,739 (69.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,895 (77.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,720 (94.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,099 (40.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met87%
Average Award$23,173
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,610 (96.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,028
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,073 (76.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,274
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 73 (2.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift85 (1.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,943
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants17,287 (63.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need15,003 (86.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid14,563 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met4,952 (34.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met86%
Average Award$22,499
Need-Based Gift
Received by 14,196 (97.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,412
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 10,711 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,067
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 259 (1.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift548 (2.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,001
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$21,830
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Alternative loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.70 4.07 692 665 30
Low 2.57 2.80 490 450 16
High 4.00 5.00 800 790 36
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