Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
87% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for University of California San Diego
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 56% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 81% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 85% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from University of California San Diego. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. University of California San Diego is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$67,900 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending University of California San Diego
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $43,500 per year
after 7 years $51,400 per year
after 8 years $55,500 per year
after 9 years $63,800 per year
after 10 years $67,900 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former University of California San Diego students who are working and no longer in school is $67,900, which is 98% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$18,500
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
39%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$191 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
82% vs. 47% national average

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110680 IPEDS survey data for University of California San Diego.