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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 a variety of things to see and do, appealing to guests of all ages from around the world.

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 more than 90 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.

If you enjoy arts and culture, visit Balboa Park, home to the 1915 Panama-California Exposition and 15 major museums, performing art venues, beautiful gardens, the Tony Award-winning Old Globe Theatre and the world famous San Diego Zoo.

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-Mary Walshok, Dean, UC San Diego Extension

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