Research Collaborations

UC San Diego has broken out of traditional academic silos to assemble cross-disciplinary research teams with the goal of making the world a better place.

In 2018, UCSD
  • Received $1.2 billion in research funding (FY18) of which $686 million was in the Health Sciences.
  • Was named 1st public university in the nation for research, social mobility and public service (Washington Monthly).
  • 3rd in the world for high-quality research (Nature).
  • #1 Golden Age university in the world (Times Higher Education).
  • 100+ research centers on campus.
  • Had more than 2,400 active clinical trials.
  • Launched 42 new start-up companies.