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University of California San Diego

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Address: 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
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You don't have to be enrolled to appreciate the vast green lawns of this...

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.

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Graduated in 78 -- barely recognized it

Since I graduated in 78, they have been building more and more buildings -- dang I got lost. It was a great education and it has opened many doors for me.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 23, 2015
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Oceanside, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

Since I graduated in 78, they have been building more and more buildings -- dang I got lost. It was a great education and it has opened many doors for me.

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Seongnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

As UCSD is my alma mater, I'm a bit biased...but I can't deny the campus is spacious and beautiful...The Stuart Art Collection, various works of modern art, is incorporated throughout the campus which would make the campus visit interesting to a visitor...few demerits for difficult (and expensive) parking situation...

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Garden City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

Visited UC San Diego with my son. Great tour guide, beautiful campus and great school.If you plan on sending someone to school, this is a must visit

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La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015

A beautiful campus compared to many others. Mixed architecture, the curious artistic addition to an engineering building (a house precariously perched on top of engineering building), several wonderful theaters, and a large outdoor concert arena.

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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2015

I was fortunate to teach various courses on this magnificent campus over the years. It has always been a fairly large campus but like most other higher learning institutions it has grown considerably as time passed, and monetary and other circumstances changed. The University is proud of its place of distinction in a large number of research areas but it... More 

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Ridgecrest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

The UCSD campus is huge. I believe it is the largest in land size of all the UC's in California. There are bike and walking trails all over campus. The Price Center is a great place to have lunch- small food court. The pool is a great place for lap swim- they allow visitors to use the pool when they... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

We visited the campus last week for freshman orientation. The campus is beautiful! And the fact it is in the local vicinity of the beach doesn't hurt either! UCSD offers such a variety of options, both academic and social.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2015

Food quality/taste was normal. But I was happy to dine with the university students. The food court had very few choices. We

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2015

I absolutely love coming to UCSD. My boyfriend goes here and every time I visit I am reminded of how much I like this university. The campus is large and great for exploring. Very green with beautiful trees everywhere. There's also some great architecture and the location is impeccable - a few minutes from the beach. Great for going on... More 

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

The University of California, San Diego deserves praise for not only its excellence in education and research, but also for the beauty of its campus. There are views of the pacific from many spots on campus, and the campus has several important architectural landmarks, most notably the University Library. The Stuart Collection of outdoor sculptures and other works of art... More 

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