UCSD Extension: About San Diego
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About San Diego

San Diego is the ideal destination for your next learning experience. Renowned for its idyllic climate and dazzling array of world-class attractions you are sure to enjoy every minute with us - both in and out of class. Whether you are here for a short seminar, or a rigorous 10-week language program, San Diego offers an expansive variety of things to see and do, appealing to guests of all ages from around the world.

Enjoy every minute with us –

both during and after class.

After a day of stimulating instruction in a university setting, treat yourself to a spa package or serene beach walk and finish the day with an award-winning meal prepared in one of the region's 6,400 eating establishments.

San Diego County features 92 golf courses and a variety of exciting participatory and spectator sports. Our coastline not only supports year-round outdoor recreation, such as surfing, scuba diving, sailing, and kayaking, but also important scientific research at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

If you enjoy arts and culture, visit Balboa Park, home to the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, featuring over 25 museums, art galleries, botanical gardens, and the Tony Award-winning Old Globe Theatre.

Where To Stay

Find the best place for your time in San Diego.
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What To Do

Outside of class, relax and soak in San Diego.
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Dining & Nightlife

San Diego serves up an enticing menu of dining and nightlife options.
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Weather

Currently in San Diego:

65.0°F

Mostly Cloudy


San Diego enjoys beautiful weather year round with an average daily temperature of 70.5°F (21.4°C).

MonthAvg. Temp. (°F)
January65/48
February66/50
March66/52
April68/55
May69/58
June71/61
July76/65
August78/67
September77/65
October75/60
November70/54
December66/49