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Tuition & Fees

$13,128

$37,836

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,016
Declined + 76,712
Total Received 92,728
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Public

29,585

undergraduate students

13,716

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
27%
600-699
41%
500-599
24%
400-499
8%
700-800
44%
600-699
32%
500-599
18%
400-499
6%
700-800
36%
600-699
35%
500-599
21%
400-499
8%
30-36
60%
24-29
24%
18-23
13%
12-17
3%
30-36
49%
24-29
38%
18-23
11%
12-17
2%
30-36
57%
24-29
29%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
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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 43,301
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 (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  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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Los Angeles, CA

419-acre campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,844,307). 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
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
28 fraternities 13% of male students
 
30 sororities 13% 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
27%
600-699
41%
500-599
24%
400-499
8%
700-800
44%
600-699
32%
500-599
18%
400-499
6%
700-800
36%
600-699
35%
500-599
21%
400-499
8%
30-36
60%
24-29
24%
18-23
13%
12-17
3%
30-36
49%
24-29
38%
18-23
11%
12-17
2%
30-36
57%
24-29
29%
18-23
13%
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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,016
Declined + 76,712
Total Received 92,728

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

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%

29,585
students

Female
56%
16,589

Male
44%
12,996

Graduate

32%

13,716
students

Female
46%
6,340

Male
54%
7,376

undergraduateFull-time

98%

29,004
students

Female
57%
16,320

Male
43%
12,684

undergraduatePart-time

2%

581
students

Female
47%
269

Male
53%
312

Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
29%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

25%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

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

129

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

68

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

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