Difficult to balance time, but manageable
The program is known for winning. We went to the college world series three years in a row, losing in the championship game one year. The location in San Diego is second to none, and the education is world-class
The campus is more of a commuter feel, not many housing options close enough to walk to school and not a huge traditional "college" atmosphere. That being said, I transferred in from the University of Washington which was a huge college town and had robust campus life. Just a different vibe.
Don't take it all too seriously