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University of California San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093
(858) 534-2230
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Ranked #8 of 28 Attractions in La Jolla
Type: Educational Sites
Owner description: You don't have to be enrolled to appreciate the vast green lawns of this major university, which is home to the Mingei International Museum of World... more » Owner description: You don't have to be enrolled to appreciate the vast green lawns of this major university, which is home to the Mingei International Museum of World Art. « less
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Escondido, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The campus is quite remarkable. The serpent and the garden that overlooks an amazing library!! The student center has some nice choices.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Celebrating a four year journey at UCSD, Revelle College. Sad to see it end; excited about the future.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My two sons, my parents, and I visited UC San Diego (for the 2nd time ) last week. My son was accepted into the Bioengineering Program and will begin his classes in October. The engineering program is one of the top in the world! He is SO excited!! We loved the campus, location, and we appreciate all of the staff... More

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La Jolla, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a great campus. Easy to get around, much to see and family housing close by. It was less than 3 minutes from Villa La Jolla and the Hyatt. The area is beautful and there is no rowdiness from the university. Enjoy the culture.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I would have loved to attend UCSD I was in college, but that was n the distant past. A nice little detour from La Jolla.

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San Diego
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

UCSD is a visual treat. First, there is the stunning Geisel Library in the central campus. Adjacent to it is the Price Center which houses a variety of eateries and shops to serve the campus community. Since research is one of the primary goals of the University, new facilities are constantly being added around campus. Scripps Institute of Oceanography is... More

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

USD is a beautiful campus up on the hill. It is peaceful - yes I realize that is an oxymoron: University and Peaceful; but I swear it is just that. Architecture is beautiful Spanish style and new buildings gently blend with the old. Views are plenty. There is a great restaurant on campus open to visitors.

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Baldwin Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

we have visited LA,Berkely, Davis, Irvine and SD with my daughter for her university acceptance and UCSD stands out among the rest. near the beach, decent quiet neighborhood and the campus feel is wide open and not crowded and theres plenty of places to visit near the university.

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San Diego, California
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

UCSD's location adjacent to the most expensive area in San Diego (La Jolla Farms - house prices $3-11 million overlooking the Pacific Ocean) add to the stunning architecture and landscaping that can be found on campus. It is a visual example of what money can buy!

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I was there for a summer camp. Loved the campus, very modern and filled with beautiful glass buildings, with the unique library standing out.

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