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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.
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  • Average5%
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“campus tour” (8 reviews)
9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
+1 858-534-2230
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Beautiful campus with some interesting architecture. We stopped here to take a quick look at the campus for my son. He was most interested in the soccer program there. The soccer stadium was very lacking but the athletic facilities seemed more up to date. Some...More

Thank AimeeLally
Reviewed 1 June 2016

My son is a student here just finishing his Freshman year and I always enjoy walking around the campus with him. Now with Division 1 sports coming it will even be better. Love the interesting pieces of art around the campus.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I got my Bachelor in Science in Computer Science from this institution in 2001. The classes where very challenging, the competition between students was intense but the acquired knowledge has prepared me for an ever changing environment in software engineering. For sight-seeing, well you must...More

Thank JPasallo
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

If you are coming by, consider stopping by the Geisel library. Best views are from the 6th floor. The Fallen Star installation is only open to visitors between 11 and 2 on Tuesdays and Thursdays but worth a visit as well. Much of the art...More

Thank atreyu-plainswalker
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Went to see a friend pitch for UCSD and really enjoyed the stadium. It had been a rainy day but the sun came out and make it terrific. Had second row seats behind the catcher and a great view of all the pitches. There was...More

Thank 1GiantsMS
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I went to school here and it's a nice campus although I can't imagine why a tourist would come here unless you're an architecture buff in which case there are a few interesting buildings.

Thank Gretchen B
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Taking a stroll around the University of California San Diego (UCCD!) Is a surprising relaxing trip. The lush greenery and modern architecture is eerie nestled in between the tall Euclalyptus trees.

Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The campus is slightly older but it is a great environment and interesting to get the feel of life in campus. Several places to pick from when it comes to eating, and really affordable.

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The day after Easter my 16 year old daughter and I took a road / hiking trip up the coast from San Diego to Torrey Pines State Park and took a detour through UCSD. Since she is a Sophomore in High School and college visits...More

Thank raybyerley
Reviewed 1 April 2016

While this campus did have a one very cool building ( Geisel Library) and some interesting sculptures, I would not plan a visit here as a tourist attraction. We came from out of state to tour this university as a potential place for our junior...More

Thank Michelle V
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