Our Staff may assist you in:

Pre-arrival Assistance...   

 Housing (American home-stay, international dorms)

 Issuing of I-20, Student visa

Immigration questions

 Airport pickup

Arrival and on Campus Assistance…   

 Getting Settled in San Diego

 Activities

 Public transportation / renting a car

 TOEFL test arrangements

 University and academic counseling

 Internship program

Contact a USA English Language Center Advisor with any questions we may assist you with: Advisor Contact

 

San Diego, California’s second largest city. Where blue skies keep watch on 70 miles of beaches and a gentle Mediterranean climate begs for a day of everything and nothing. Bordered by Mexico, the Pacific Ocean, the Anza-Borrego Desert and the Laguna Mountains, San Diego county’s 4,200 square miles offer immense options for business and pleasure. And with the Mexican city of Tijuana just minutes from downtown, San Diego is an international experience with all the comforts of a city leading the nation in biomedical, high-tech and telecommunication industries. The city of San Diego lies in the southwest corner of California, 120 miles (193 km) south of the city of Los Angeles and 20 miles (32 km) north of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.
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The city was rated the fifth-best place to live in the United States in 2006 by Money magazine. According to Forbes magazine, San Diego was the fifth-wealthiest city in the United States in 2005, and the 9th safest city in the top 10 list of safest cities in the U.S. in 2010.

Country United States
State California
County San Diego
Nickname America’s Finest City
Founded July 16, 1769
Population (July 1, 2009) 1,306,300 (8th In US)
Currency US Dollar
Electricity 110 to 120 volts AC, 60 cycles
Phone Country Code 1
International Access Code 011
Emergency Numbers Ambulance/Fire/Police 911
Time Zone Pacific Standard Time (GMT-8)