Guys & Girls

YesI'm interested, let this school know MaybeBookmark for later NoShow me better matches What does it mean to express interest?
Oops! There was an error.

Reload the page and try again.

Saving your interest We will attempt to notify this school of your interest. This school has been saved to your schools listyour schools list. This school has been removed from your recommended schools list.
For more schools, visit your recommended schools list.

Guys & Girls

Reviews

{{ error }}
close
4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Speaking objectively, people are pretty attractive and outgoing. They know when to study and when to be social, and they respect your space. If you are looking for it, you will find it.

7 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Friendly, average looking population. Majority of students' interests are getting a good education, learning about the world and how it works. The wardrobes are mostly chill, with shorts and a fashionable sweatshirt the go-to option. Social life is what you make of it, no one will annoy you if you don't want them to, and the parties will flow in if you ask for them. Relationships are all open, all encouraged. No judgement here in this college on matters of love.

13 people found this useful Report
3 Recent Alumnus

Guys & Girls: Being in California is a plus, but it seems like all of the good looking people are off somewhere else studying or hiding

9 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Both girls and boys are campus are very passionate about what they want to do, whether that's go to prepare for med school or be involved in Greek life.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Its a huge school. You are bound to see some attractive people and not so attractive people allllll the time

5 people found this useful Report
{{review.UserDisplayString}}

{{review.SectionLabel}} at {{review.EntityName}}:

{{review.Votes}} found this useful - Did you? Was this useful? Yes Report

Sorry, there are no reviews.

  • {{settings.pageNumber}} of {{settings.maxPages}}
  • Pages:
  • ... {{page}}

Student Author OverviewWhat's this?

View student contributors

AOL Travel magazine once named San Diego the No. 1 city for finding beautiful people. This statistic unfortunately is not true for UCSD. Students are generally disappointed with the physical attributes of the opposite sex. They have dreams of coming to college and living in the midst of a campus filled with beautiful people, but these dreams come to a nightmarish end once students step foot on campus. With the beach minutes away and an emphasis on fitness, UCSD students are known to be surprisingly unattractive or lacking in social skills. UCSD students usually blame the pressures of studying and getting good grades for the lack of attractive girls and guys on campus.

However, don’t move to San Diego expecting to spend a lonely and celibate four years while locked in your room studying. San Diego State is only minutes away and is infamous for its hot girls and guys and wild parties. There are also students who say there are attractive people all over UCSD and those who disagree are just being picky. Overall, most people are friendly, outgoing, laid-back, and in shape. It is easy to make friends and have good relationships. You just might have to look a little harder to find that perfect person with beauty and brains.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
49%
Male Undergrads
51%
Birth Control Available?
Yes
Free exams are available for both men and women at the Student Health Center. Birth control pills, the patch, or other forms of birth control are available for $10 a month, as well as the morning-after pill.
Best Places to Meet Guys & Girls
  1. Pacific Beach
  2. Garnett Ave.
  3. The Gas Lamp District
Best Places to Hook Up
  1. Tijuana
  2. A party
  3. PB Bar and Grill
  4. The dorms
  5. International House
Social Scene
Students do most of their partying off campus, especially after their freshman year. The social scene is very laid-back, and people usually stick with their friends. Once students turn 21, the social scene moves from house parties to the bars in Pacific Beach. The bars are very popular, especially on the weekends, and many students go out with big groups of friends to have a fun night.
Hookups or Relationships?
The question of hookups or relationships depends entirely on the individual. While there are a large number of students in relationships, many find themselves too busy with studying, going to class, and working to have a relationship. For them, a hookup at a bar or party one night is all they're looking for. Others want a stable relationship; it all depends on the person.
Best Places to Meet Guys/Girls
If you are looking to meet lots of people, Tijuana is your best bet. As soon as UCSD students cross the border and find themselves in Mexico, they seem to lose all of their inhibitions. Everyone goes to Mexico on the pretense of getting drunk, dancing, meeting new people, and having a fun night.
Dress Code
UCSD is very casual. Students live in sweatshirts, jeans, and flip-flops.

Student Polls

I would say girls on campus are    Based on 141 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

I would say guys on campus are    Based on 150 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

What are the best ways to make friends at your school?    Based on 93 responses

  • 32% Get involved in clubs
  • 23% Interact with people on your floor
  • 17% Make/join a study group
  • 16% Join a fraternity/ sorority
  • 13% Talk to people in class

How would you rate the social scene on campus?    Based on 172 responses

  • 10% Very vibrant, with lots of popular activities available almost every day.
  • 49% Active, with a handful of popular activities.
  • 37% Quiet, with few popular activities and chances to meet new people.
  • 3% Lacking, with almost no interesting or popular activities.

Videos

4
pageviews remaining

Non-registered users are limited to 5 school profile page views per month.

Register for free to gain full access!