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The University of California San Diego

Biology Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 10/8
Student Surveys
(in Biology)
Males: 10, Females: 8
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.9

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.3 Medium
Actual difficulty:3.8 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English10-20%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


You may not like it your first year. You need to make an effort to get involved but if you do you will see that the professors care more than you thi...
I hate going here. There is no sense of community or school spirit. Everyone goes home on the weekends. People here are not very friendly and they're ...
Everything people say about UCSD is true: UCSD has no social life and it is a commuter school. Most students go home over the weekends. The classes ar...
I hate everything about this school. The people here sucks. There's no sense of community. The campus is very ugly... lots of concrete and tasteless a...
THE SCHOOL IS JUST BAD....there is nothing else that can be said, the students are close-minded anti-social mob... no1 makes the effort to interact an...
A typical high-end continuation high school, UCSD has a conservative student body where many come only for academics, and to get a degree with the UCS...
Girls are ugly. Lots of intelligent and hardworking ppl, but few intellectuals. Campus is dead at night. The parties are all off-campus, but there are...
You have to know what you are looking for in a university before choosing to enroll at UCSD. Are you looking for rigorous academics that will chall...
UC San Diego is a fantastic school in a fantastic location. In my freshmen year my dorm had a window overlooking the Pacific Ocean and I met more int...
I am transferring from this school. This is my first quarter at UCSD as a transfer student. I have found UCSD to be very unhelpful in all aspects of a...
Great school with lots of opportunities. Those who complain only do so because they do not have the initiative to go out there and look for something ...
I honestly don't understand why everyone is so upset about UCSD. To me, a lot of people are very friendly! Sure, the social life isn't too great, but ...
The advisory here is terrible. You should never go to advising expecting clarity. Advising is there to treat you like a child and avoid answering your...
No matter what people say, there is a social life at UCSD, you just have to look for it. UCSD is a great school and in academics we are ranked higher ...
As an international student, I never felt I was part of the school. I even feel like the school is not even trying to be friendly to us and all my fri...
I hate going here. There is no sense of community or school spirit. Everyone goes home on the weekends. People here are not very friendly and they're ...
The teachers are great. The students are brilliant and easy to get along with. It is sad but true that the social life on campus is lacking. Outsi...
dul, boring place I transferred out to UCB, which is a "real" university
UCSD is a great campus if you're enrolled in one of the science majors, and offers one of the best biology/chemistry programs in the state. The teach...
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The guy below me is my hero and said everything I was going to say verbatim. I transferred out of the school after 3 years of being there. The only go...
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