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About Graduate Division

About Us

The Graduate Division is the central resource for all matters related to graduate education at UC San Diego. Our team is there at every step in a graduate student’s career, helping students navigate their path from admission to graduation and beyond. Working behind-the-scenes and in collaboration with faculty, staff and students, the Graduate Division guides today’s scholars on their upward trajectory to becoming tomorrow’s leaders.

Who We Are


Graduate education that transforms, enriches and inspires.


To cultivate a graduate student experience that will help transform our diverse global society through education, innovation, and public service.

Core Values

Collaboration and fostering interdisciplinary cooperation.

Excellence in service to our students and the campus community.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion so that we all can succeed.

Innovation in our approaches to problem solving.