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University of California San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
+1 858-534-2230
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“geisel library” (25 reviews)
“large campus” (7 reviews)
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9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

I attended graduate school at UCSD 20 years ago and found myself back on campus last weekend for a reunion. I loved the layout and the "feel" of the campus way back then and I was happy to see that it hasn't lost any of...More

Thank 61Kristin
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Awesome campus and a great faculty! Loved the architecture! Giesel Library is cool and so are the old waffle slab dorms! Prepare to walk! We put 9 miles in visiting this campus!

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Campus is comprised of several colleges, each having its own special appeal. Right near the cliffs and ocean in LaJolla. My child loves studying in this location.

Thank Christina O
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Explored UCSD for a couple hours with the girlfriend who wanted to go and see it. Lots of pokemon to catch, great student vibes, and places to eat too. Usually lots of student activities to see and engage in. Pretty cool.

Thank robby321
Reviewed 21 March 2017

UCSD is a sprawling, active campus. For the general public you can enjoy a lecture (if you can find a schedule), tour the Stuart Outdoor Art Collection (a self-guided tour brochure is available), or check out the Geisel Library. The major drawback is the continually...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 13 March 2017

UCSD is a well known academic establishment. Students are very well behaved and the campus in order.

Thank Takis P V
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We walked around a third of the campus and it took over an hour. Some of the buildings and architecture are amazing. The Geisel Library was fantastic, it looked like a spaceship in the dark! There were numerous art sculptures, and murals around campus too,...More

Thank Samina I
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Campus was very nice, modern and relaxed setting which probably reflected well on the university. The library was particularly pretty. The various sculptures on campus were very interesting - you can actually download a map of all of them. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Campus is ultra modern with easy access to all parts of the campus. Friendly atmosphere in a highly Beautiful and modern approach to education.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Our daughter studied her many years ago so our visit to the campus was somewhat nostalgic. Well worth a visit if you are in the area to see the interesting architecture including the award winning library, featured as the spaceship in a sci-fi film. Don't...More

1  Thank Escape-overseas
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