With hundreds of biotech, communications, software & information technology companies, San Diego hosts over 160,000 high-tech jobs & the nation’s highest concentration of wireless employment.
Home to 18 research institutions & over 500 life science companies, San Diego is ranked as the #1 bioscience cluster in the US.

UCSD is the hub of Torrey pines Mesa, one of the most prolific& collaborative research zones in the nation.

Scientists at the prestigious Salk Institute, Scripps Research Institute, Neurosciences Institute & Burnham Institute – all on Torrey Pines Mesa – are closely tied to the university’s research community.

Three hospitals & over 400 pharmaceutical, wireless & biotech companies are located in the science research zone surrounding campus.