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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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9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was very impressed with this campus. It is so pretty and walkable. The library is such an unusual structure (pictured here). There is a path to follow that looks as if you are walking on a snake. On top of the engineering building is...More

Thank bonnierph
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great University at a great location in a great city of San Diego. The campus is beautiful and vibrant. Many restaurants in the Price Center area. Good bookshop, many beautiful Eucalytus plantations and an iconic Giesel Library build. Don't miss seeing Fallen Star building on...More

Thank CJDish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The campus has some great walking trails with interesting art objects spread thru out. Large caps with lots of interesting things to see. Beautifully laid out.

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The UCSD campus is a delightful place to walk, with outstanding architecture, woods, restaurants, concerts and other things to do and places to see. Plus, its close to beaches, ocean views and lots of other attractions. Amazing how many locals have never visited the campus...More

Thank Cary L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

UCSD has a beautiful campus. Many mature shade trees as well as newer drought tolerant plantings. Great for a stroll on a hot day. There are also walking paths through wooded areas. Observe parking regulations carefully as noted on signs

Thank smp788
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew to San Diego for our son's graduation ceremony. Although it was cold, the school had a tented store with a lot of sweatshirts + 25% off. Perfect for the cold windy day of graduation. The keynote speaker was great, she was down to...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 29 April 2018

UCSD hugs the ocean. It's campus is absolutely inspiring, filled with unique architecture, lush trees and an outdoor sculpture that playfully inserts itself among as well as on top of the buildings. Much care and planning took place to build a university that ranks as...More

Thank nancyrm2014
Reviewed 2 April 2018

UCSD is in a very modern city. When we visited in March 2018, it appears an elevated road was being installed right along the eastern edge of the school. However, once on campus it is a self-contained "city." There are many modern research buildings but...More

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We toured the campus over Spring break and our guide, Patrick, was engaging and informative. This campus is quite large, but everything was very clean and well kept. We ate lunch at Lemongrass in the food court which was located near the bookstore. The food...More

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 13 March 2018

GREAT if you can't or don't want to get out of car. There are beautiful and cool things to see most especially the house on the edge of the top of a building!!!! Don't go during traffic morning or evening M-F due to students and...More

Thank kikisd2018
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