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Facts and Figures*

Five of the top ten majors at UCSD are in Social Sciences

  1. Biology
  2. Economics
  3. Psychology
  4. Political Science
  5. Chemistry
  6. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  7. Bioengineering
  8. International Studies
  9. Communication
  10. Computer Science & Engineering

Other Division Statistics

Number of current faculty 217
Number of graduate students 645
Average number of undergraduate courses taught annually 1,114
Average annual number of undergraduate course enrollments 75,274

36% of all UCSD undergraduates are majoring in Social Sciences


Arts 826 4%
Humanities 936 4%
Engineering 3,820 18%
Science/Math 1,935 9%
Biology 4,273 20%
Social Sciences 7,610 36%
Undeclared/ Special 1,969 9%

48% of all bachelor degrees awarded at UCSD are in Social Sciences


Arts 280 5%
Humanities 280 5%
Engineering 933 18%
Science/Math 310 6%
Biology 906 17%
Social Sciences 2,486 48%
Double/ Special 5 <1%

*2008-09 Data

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