IAU Member

United States of America - California

top General Information


Street:9500 Gilman Drive

City:La Jolla


Post Code:92093-0005

Tel.:+1(858) 534-2230

Fax:+1(858) 534-6523


Institution Funding



Founded 1903 as Marine Biological Station of San Diego, became Scripps Institution of Biological Research 1912, and University of California Scripps Institution of Oceanography 1925. Acquired present title 1960.

Academic Year

September to June

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent, and College Board SAT or ACT examination. TOEFL test for foreign students



Accrediting Agency

Western Association of Colleges and Schools

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Pradeep K. Khosla

Job title:Chancellor

International Relations Officer : Chip Schooley

Job title:Senior Director of International Initiatives

top Divisions

Department/Division : Arts and Humanities

Fields of study:African American Studies, African Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Dance, East Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film, German, History, Italian, Japanese, Jewish Studies, Literature, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Philosophy, Russian, Theatre, Visual Arts

Department/Division : Biological Sciences

Fields of study:Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Neurosciences

Department/Division : International Relations and Pacific Studies

Fields of study:International Relations

Department/Division : Physical Sciences

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

Department/Division : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Economics, Ethnology, Linguistics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology

Institute : Oceanography

Fields of study:Marine Science and Oceanography

More details:Scripps

School : Engineering

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Structural Architecture

More details:Jacobs

School : Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Taxation

More details:Rady

School : Medicine

Fields of study:Medicine

School : Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Fields of study:Pharmacology, Pharmacy

More details:Skaggs

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Applied Mathematics, Bilingual and Bicultural Education, Bioengineering, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Dance, Display and Stage Design, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Finance, Health Administration, History, International Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Music, Natural Sciences, Public Health, Theatre, Visual Arts, Writing

Doctor's Degrees (Professional Practice)

Fields of study:Music, Speech Therapy and Audiology

Education Specialist Degree

Fields of study:Educational Administration

Doctor's Degree (Research/Scholarship)

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Applied Physics, Art Criticism, Art History, Artificial Intelligence, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Arts, Communication Disorders, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Experimental Psychology, Geophysics, History, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Music, Nanotechnology, Neurosciences, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Science Education, Sociology, Theatre

top Academic Periodicals


UCSD General Catalog

UCSD Summer Session


Statistics Year:2014-2015


Updated on 05-12-2014