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Reviews 2833 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel safe and comfortable on campus.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: So far, classes have been average. People don't do as well because they don't put in any effort.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I've recently found many website with research and job opportunities. However, I wish teachers and advisors would mention these opportunities.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing is segregated and slightly cramped.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am personally not in Greek Life, but my suitemates enjoy it.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: UCSD is not a very sports centered school, and varsity sports are not a large part of campus life. This also make sense since UCSD is not a Division 1 school.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: This school is unique, but very studious, and somewhat segregated across the 6 colleges.

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4 College Student

Health & Safety: I feel safe on campus and that the administration is attempting to address sexual assault. However, they cant control all situations and eliminate all threats.

4 College Student

Overall Experience: I really like the classes I have taken, enjoy talking with professors at office hours, and an pleased with the classes that are available. I wish some of the classes were smaller though.

4 College Student

Overall Experience: I am getting my degree in chemical engineering and feel very confident that my education here will make me an excellent candidate in my chosen field.

4 College Student

Campus Housing: I have has a good experience with the housing, having different housing options is appreciated.

3 College Student

Greek Life: I am choosing not to be part of the Greek life and do not feel that it has been a problem. Greeks seem to respect my decision.

4 College Student

Athletics: I really enjoy the opportunity to be involved as much as I would like, the school spirit that supports the sports teams, and attending games when I am able.

4 College Student

Overall Experience: I had a great experience with the admissions counselors, they were very helpful in assisting in evaluating my educational options.

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: From my own experience, the health and safety on campus seems to be sufficient, but I'm sure there's always room for improvement.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Campus Housing: I enjoyed living on campus, as well as the convenience of it. However, I like my off-campus housing this year much better.

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4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I've really enjoyed my time at UCSD. It has been a lot of work, but it has been a good, friendly, welcoming experience and I'm going to miss it here once I graduate.

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3 College Freshman

Party Scene: I get by with a lot but maybe I got lucky.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: I like what I have going on

2 College Junior

Campus Housing: I only lived on campus my freshman year. I lived in a suite with 16 girls total, all sharing the same bathroom. My room was a double that had been converted to a triple, so it was very cramped. I had planned to move back to on campus apartments for my senior year, but I was barred from accessing the applications. After moving off campus I was notified that my four year housing gaurantee had been terminated. So I was aware that I would never be guaranteed a spot on campus again, but it was rather unclear in the sense that I had no idea it meant I couldn't even apply to live on campus again.

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3 College Freshman

Academics: never gotten an a before but haven't studied my ass off so.

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4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Can get it if you want it but no one pressured into it!

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3 College Junior

Athletics: The athletics on campus are really high quality- we have fairly high ranking teams and excellent facilities. However it seems that the only people that care about campus teams are the student athletes themselves. Its just not a big part of the campus culture.

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I love my university! It is academically challenging, but I feel that I am genuinely learning and growing with each class that I take. The professors are wonderful and inspiring. Some logistical/organizational things can get rather frustrating. For example, the parking on campus is extremely scare and extremely expensive. Despite constant requests from students for solutions or improvement, prices continue to be raised and student parking spots continue to be removed. But other than that I absolutely love it!

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Since it was a safety

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When students contemplate their overall experience at UCSD, they usually base their opinions around the friends they have made and the good memories they have. Although academics at UCSD are world-class, they are not always the most important factor in the overall experience. Social life at UCSD is known to be a little boring. Many students wish they had a more active social life, but most still manage to find friends with whom they create lasting memories.

After adjusting to life at a large university, students say they enjoyed their time at UCSD and could not imagine going anywhere else. They especially like living in such a beautiful area and attending a challenging research university. Living on your own in college is an invaluable experience and teaches many students just as much as lectures and labs. Most of all, students are appreciative of their friends, and the people they meet have the biggest impact on their overall experience.

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