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 UC San Diego Admits 38,954 New Freshmen and Transfers, San Diego Region Students on the Rise

The University of California San Diego has admitted 29,601 freshman and 9,353 transfer students out of a record 116,452 applicants. The number of freshman admits is down slightly (two percent) compared to last year’s record of 39,802 students; yet the university increased its offers of admission to first-generation students (up nearly five percent among freshman and transfers), with nearly one-third of the admitted class being the first in their family to attend a four-year college. In addition, the campus saw a 55 percent jump in admitted local, San Diego students, and admitted more underrepresented students compared to last year.

UC San Diego Admits 38,954 New Freshmen and Transfers, San Diego Region Students on the Rise

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UC San Diego Admits 38,954 New Freshmen and Transfers, San Diego Region Students on the Rise
The University of California San Diego has admitted 29,601 freshman and 9,353 transfer students out of a record 116,452 applicants. The number of freshman admits is down slightly (two percent) compared to last year’s record of 39,802 students; yet the university increased its offers of admission to first-generation students (up nearly five percent among freshman and transfers), with nearly one-third of the admitted class being the first in their family to attend a four-year college. In addition, the campus saw a 55 percent jump in admitted local, San Diego students, and admitted more underrepresented students compared to last year.
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New Dean Selected to Lead UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences
UC San Diego has selected Kit Pogliano, a professor of molecular biology, as its new dean for the Division of Biological Sciences. Pogliano was selected after a national search and will begin her new appointment on Sept. 15, 2018. She is the fourth dean of the division and its first female leader. She will lead a renowned division that consistently ranks among the world’s best in biology research and education.
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Celebrating Tomorrow’s Leaders
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Battlefield 101
San Diego is home to one of the largest concentrations of military veterans in the nation—some 250,000 retired service members. But the transition to civilian life for many of those who have started second careers in this military-friendly community isn’t always easy.