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Tuition & Fees

$14,295

$37,173

not including room and board

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Very Selective

20%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,448
Declined + 64,074
Total Received 80,522
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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School Facts

UCLA is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a Normal school in 1919, it later became the first branch of the University of California system. Its 419-acre campus is located in Westwood Village, within the corporate limits of Los Angeles.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 42,190
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAHME (CAHME)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Codes

SAT 4837
ACT 0448

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Public

28,674

undergraduate students

13,516

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
24%
600-699
42%
500-599
26%
400-499
8%
700-800
45%
600-699
32%
500-599
17%
400-499
6%
700-800
33%
600-699
39%
500-599
21%
400-499
7%
30-36
50%
24-29
32%
18-23
16%
12-17
2%
30-36
46%
24-29
42%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
30-36
49%
24-29
36%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
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419-acre campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,858,000). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates campus transportation system. Public transportation serves campus.

University of California — Los Angeles
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
28 fraternities 15% of male students
 
30 sororities 15% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
97%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
24%
600-699
42%
500-599
26%
400-499
8%
700-800
45%
600-699
32%
500-599
17%
400-499
6%
700-800
33%
600-699
39%
500-599
21%
400-499
7%
30-36
50%
24-29
32%
18-23
16%
12-17
2%
30-36
46%
24-29
42%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
30-36
49%
24-29
36%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

20%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,448
Declined + 64,074
Total Received 80,522

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Geographical residence

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Gary A. Clark, Jr.
Director, Undergraduate Admissions
P: 310 825-3101
F: 310 206-1206
ugadm@saonet.ucla.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $45,781,090
State $94,219,066
Institutional $127,587,516
Other external $5,360,120
Total $272,947,792

Non-need-based

Federal $777,355
State
Institutional $3,795,428
Other external $1,326,258
Total $5,899,041

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pac-12 Conference
Mascot
Bruin
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Aerospace Engineering
African Languages
African Studies
African/Middle Eastern Studies
Afro-American Studies
American Indian Studies
American Literature/Culture
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations
Anthropology
Applied Linguistics
Applied Linguistics/TESL
Applied Mathematics
Arabic
Archaeology
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Art History
Asian American Studies
Asian Humanities
Asian Language/Culture
Asian Languages/Cultures
Asian Religions
Asian Studies
Asian-American Studies
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Atmospheric/Oceanic Sciences
Atmospheric/Oceanic/Environmental Sciences
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioengineering
Biological Chemistry
Biology
Biomathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Physics
Biophysics
Biostatistics
Business Economics
Cellular/Molecular Pathology
Central/East European Languages/Cultures
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry/Materials Science
Chicana/Chicano Studies
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classical Civilization
Classics
Clinical Research
Cognitive Science
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature
Computational/Systems Biology
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Conservation of Archaeological/Ethnographic Materials
Culture/Performance
Dance
Design/Media Arts
Earth/Environmental Science
East Asian Studies
Ecology Behavior/Evolution
Economics
Economics/International Area Studies
Education
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Environmental Health Sciences
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences/Engineering
Epidemiology
Ethnomusicology
European Studies
Film/Television
French
French/Francophone Studies
French/Linguistics
Gender Studies
General Chemistry
Geochemistry
Geography
Geography/Environmental Studies
Geology
Geology/Engineering Geology
Geology/Paleobiology
Geophysics/Applied Geophysics
Geophysics/Space Physics
German
Germanic Languages
Global Studies
Greek
Greek/Latin
Health Policy/Management
Health Services
Hebrew
Hispanic Languages/Literature
History
History/Art History
Human Genetics
Indo-European Studies
Information Studies
International Development Studies
Iranian Studies
Islamic Studies
Italian
Italian/Special Fields
Japanese
Jewish Studies
Korean
Latin
Latin American Studies
Law
Library/Information Science
Linguistics
Linguistics/Anthropology
Linguistics/Asian Languages
Linguistics/Computer Science
Linguistics/English
Linguistics/French
Linguistics/Italian
Linguistics/Philosophy
Linguistics/Psychology
Linguistics/Scandinavian Languages
Linguistics/Spanish
Management
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Biology
Materials Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics for Teaching
Mathematics of Computation
Mathematics/Applied Science
Mathematics/Atmospheric/Oceanic Sciences
Mathematics/Economics
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology/Immunology/Molecular Genetics
Middle Eastern/North African Studies
Molecular Biology
Molecular Toxicology
Molecular/Cell/Developmental Biology
Molecular/Cellular/Developmental Biology
Molecular/Cellular/Integrative Physiology
Molecular/Medical Pharmacology
Moving Image Archive Studies
Music
Music History
Musicology
Near Eastern Languages/Cultures
Neurobiology
Neuroscience
Nursing
Oral Biology
Philosophy
Physics
Physiological Sciences
Political Science
Portuguese
Preventive Medicine/Public Health
Psychobiology
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Romance Linguistics/Literature
Russian Language/Literature
Russian Studies
Scandinavian
Scandinavian Languages
Slavic Languages/Literature
Social Welfare
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/Community/Culture
Spanish/Linguistics
Spanish/Portuguese
Special Education
Statistics
Study of Religion
Teaching English as a Second Language
Theatre
Urban Planning
Women's Studies
World Arts/Cultures
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Undergraduate

68%

28,674
students

Female
55%
15,849

Male
45%
12,825

Graduate

32%

13,516
students

Female
47%
6,302

Male
53%
7,214

undergraduateFull-time

97%

28,084
students

Female
56%
15,564

Male
44%
12,520

undergraduatePart-time

3%

590
students

Female
49%
285

Male
51%
305

Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
29%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

25%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: November 30

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

86

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

90

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 80
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
India
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Shideh Hanassab
Interim Director, Dashew Center for International Students
310 825-1681
shanassa@saonet.ucla.edu

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