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UC San Diego is a big campus with an international reputation — our college system is what makes it a small, personalized, approachable campus. Each college is unique, and we love them all equally. As academic units, each college has its own theme and general education requirements. Each college provides access to personalized academic advising, support services, and opportunities to get involved. 

Students can pursue any major in any college.




Serving our Students

The colleges are dedicated to serving students along all dimensions: academic, social, and developmental.

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The Colleges

At the undergraduate level, UC San Diego is comprised of seven colleges with an eighth college coming online in 2023.

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