University of California San Diego - Revelle College

San Diego, CA

UC San Diego's Revelle College says, "The Revelle College general-education requirements offer a specific but broad introduction to the academic disciplines of the university. A student graduating from Revelle College will have attained a basic knowledge of calculus; foreign language; the physical, biological, and social sciences; the fine arts; and the humanities... a high level of competence in an academic discipline." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:28,587
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:55%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$14,018 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$42,032 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "American History and Institutions" requirement may be satisfied by high school coursework.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • Additional Information

    UC San Diego should be noted for its unique system of undergraduate colleges, each with its own set of general education requirements. In particular, Revelle College should be commended for its strong requirements in Mathematics and Science, as well as a comprehensive five-quarter Western humanities sequence.

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/30/2018


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