The admission rate for UCSD is 37%. Through the Eligibility in the Local Context (ELC) path, the top 9 percent of students at each California high school are sure to be UC-eligible and guaranteed admission to one of UC's general campuses. The average ACT score for English is 31, and for math, 33. For the SAT, in math it is 720, in reading 670, and in writing 690.

Admission for CSULB

The admission rate for CSULB is 34%. For Freshmen admission, Graduates of California high schools is 3,200 minimum. “Eligibility Index” to be considered. (But this is higher than the minimum for CSU system-wide eligibility.) The average freshman SAT scores in math are 590, and in reading 560. As for the ACT, It is from 17 to 24 in English, and in math it is 18 to 25.