The University of California at San Diego is one of the 10 campuses in the University of California system. This public 4-year university is located 13 miles north of downtown San Diego along the Pacific coast and sits on over 2000 acres of beautiful geography in the La Jolla neighborhood of greater San Diego. Established in 1960, the main campus includes over 750 buildings of primarily contemporary architectural style. The campus is centered on the iconic Geisel Library, named after Dr. Seuss. Being a research institution, the notable alumni include 20 Nobel Prize recipients and various technology pioneers and entrepreneurs.