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“A visually stunning elite university!”

University of California San Diego
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San Diego Coast Bike Tour from La Jolla
Ranked #10 of 78 things to do in La Jolla
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 23 June 2014

UCSD's location adjacent to the most expensive area in San Diego (La Jolla Farms - house prices $3-11 million overlooking the Pacific Ocean) add to the stunning architecture and landscaping that can be found on campus. It is a visual example of what money can buy!

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

I was there for a summer camp. Loved the campus, very modern and filled with beautiful glass buildings, with the unique library standing out.

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Reviewed 14 May 2014

This school touts its high ratings and devotion to research, but that's about all it has going for it. The students are mostly half stupid and yet everyone pretends as though it is the greatest place in San Diego. I value the education, but the other aspects of the school are significantly overrated.

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

It is impressive to everybody I have brought here. It's a very large campus. Huge bookstore, lots of eateries, and absolutely terrific library. Getting around campus is easy enough as there is a shuttle. Also theatre and music events are the best! Not too mention UCSD has an impressive medical research facility as well as oceanography facility.

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Reviewed 10 April 2014

UCSD is the most impressive campus we've visited. Our list includes Standford, Cal, UCLA, UCSB, MIT and several other popular schools. The views of the mountains, the valleys, and the ocean are amazing. Don't miss: The Giesel Library (take the snake path), the Roots restaurant (vegan but you wouldn't know it), the house balancing on top of the Jacob's engineering building, and the steep but amazing hike down to the beach.

Parking is tough to find and pretty expensive. We paid $16 for a full day at the Gilman lot. You can get information using UCSD's Blink website

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