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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” (26 reviews)
“campus tour” (8 reviews)
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9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
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"beautiful campus"
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"geisel library"
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"campus tour"
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"large campus"
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"interesting architecture"
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"torrey pines"
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

UCSD has such a neat campus. I used to go there running every couple of weeks. Tourists must take a look at the Geisel library. If you have more time, go for a run/walk in the UCSD woods meant for cross-country runners.

Thank hjs25
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

We've been on a few campus tours recently for our youngest who will be a senior in high school. UCSD offers great location being in La Jolla. Our student guide was good but not so ebullient. The buildings seem old and except for the futuristic-looking...More

Thank luxetrip
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you have not experienced the architecture and beauty of UCSD you are missing out! This campus has incredible meeting spaces, fast wifi, and a beautiful setting!

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

The campus is a beautiful place to walk even if you are not attending the university or any of the theaters.

Thank CAcowboy
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

I come here from Washington State. I love the doctors here and the care I get. They have the best neurology department. Im glad my friend told me to come here 5 years ago to find the cause of my headache. I had an answer...More

Thank Wintertime201
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

I did not attend UCSD, but my stepson did and some friends. I live in the vicinity and know some people who work there as well. They also have some sort of Pavillion which people can rent for parties and I was once invited to...More

Thank JAZZYSUEZEE
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were here for a basketball tournament and found the campus beautiful and it was a very enjoyable experience. We noted that University signage touted that it was the number one campus in the nation for surfing. Very clean, pretty with a lot of trees...More

Thank Susanlynn53
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

I am someone who enjoys visiting local universities and colleges when I travel - if you're the same, UCSD is well worth a visit. Located on Torrey Pines bluff above La Jolla, you can tour the university and then swing down into La Jolla for...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We found this campus to be a nice blend of art, architecture, and greenery. Parking is tricky, but the people here are friendly and willing to give you directions.

Thank 44sabrinac
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

This sea side campus is expansive and has several different colleges, mostly focused on engineering and medical careers. Some of the the architecture is pretty impressive including the Geisel Library named after Dr. Suess who was a patron and the house crashing into the top...More

Thank Tony H
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