California is the largest US state by population, and the third largest by area.
Southern California is home to such popular attractions as Disneyland, Hollywood and the beaches in Malibu that inspired the television show Baywatch, while the northern part of California offers the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, the hills of San Francisco, the vineyards of Napa Valley, Silicon Valley, and the capital, Sacramento.
San Diego is home of University of California San Diego, one of the best universities in the world. It 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.