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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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9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my niece here for a College tour. Wow, they didn’t miss a beat on explaining the school, and all it has to offer. Definitely, sign up on their website to get a spot. The tour was thorough, fun and informative! It made the...More

1  Thank SueDent2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go to the Visitor's Center (or take a Triton Tour) to get a map of all the interesting things (outdoor art sculptures - The Stuart Collection, murals, buildings, etc...) that are on this amazing campus. It's definitely worth a half day of exploring/walking around. Best...More

Thank meplusfamily
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We took a tour of the campus and loved it. Worth a visit. There are many pieces of art on the campus like a tilted room on the engineering building (You can visit only on Tuesday I think. We went on Monday)Also Library architecture is...More

Thank Kitu N
Reviewed July 18, 2018

I was very impressed with this campus. It is so pretty and walkable. The library is such an unusual structure (pictured here). There is a path to follow that looks as if you are walking on a snake. On top of the engineering building is...More

Thank bonnierph
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great University at a great location in a great city of San Diego. The campus is beautiful and vibrant. Many restaurants in the Price Center area. Good bookshop, many beautiful Eucalytus plantations and an iconic Giesel Library build. Don't miss seeing Fallen Star building on...More

Thank CJDish
Reviewed July 5, 2018

The campus has some great walking trails with interesting art objects spread thru out. Large caps with lots of interesting things to see. Beautifully laid out.

Thank Bear H
Reviewed June 28, 2018

The UCSD campus is a delightful place to walk, with outstanding architecture, woods, restaurants, concerts and other things to do and places to see. Plus, its close to beaches, ocean views and lots of other attractions. Amazing how many locals have never visited the campus...More

Thank Cary L
Reviewed June 25, 2018

UCSD has a beautiful campus. Many mature shade trees as well as newer drought tolerant plantings. Great for a stroll on a hot day. There are also walking paths through wooded areas. Observe parking regulations carefully as noted on signs

Thank smp788
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We flew to San Diego for our son's graduation ceremony. Although it was cold, the school had a tented store with a lot of sweatshirts + 25% off. Perfect for the cold windy day of graduation. The keynote speaker was great, she was down to...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed April 29, 2018

UCSD hugs the ocean. It's campus is absolutely inspiring, filled with unique architecture, lush trees and an outdoor sculpture that playfully inserts itself among as well as on top of the buildings. Much care and planning took place to build a university that ranks as...More

1  Thank nancyrm2014
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