Tuition & Fees

$13,422

$41,436

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
27%
600-699
39%
500-599
25%
400-499
9%
700-800
42%
600-699
30%
500-599
20%
400-499
8%
700-800
32%
600-699
36%
500-599
24%
400-499
8%
30-36
57%
24-29
29%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
30-36
49%
24-29
37%
18-23
12%
12-17
2%
30-36
59%
24-29
24%
18-23
14%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,474
Declined + 79,647
Total Received 97,121
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Public

30,873

undergraduate students

14,074

graduate students

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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 44,947
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: 3,976,322). 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
39%
500-599
25%
400-499
9%
700-800
42%
600-699
30%
500-599
20%
400-499
8%
700-800
32%
600-699
36%
500-599
24%
400-499
8%
30-36
57%
24-29
29%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
30-36
49%
24-29
37%
18-23
12%
12-17
2%
30-36
59%
24-29
24%
18-23
14%
12-17
3%

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 17,474
Declined + 79,647
Total Received 97,121

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 $46,305,087
State $106,445,067
Institutional $128,789,573
Other external $5,411,380
Total $286,951,107

Non-need-based

Federal $1,061,137
State $178,651
Institutional $4,201,827
Other external $1,520,365
Total $6,961,980

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
Joe Bruin & Joesphine Bruin (Bears)
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 Economics
Applied Linguistics
Applied Linguistics/TESL
Applied Mathematics
Applied Statistics
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
Bioinformatics
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
Chicano/Chicana Studies
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classical Civilization
Classics
Clinical Research
Cognitive Science
Communication Studies
Community Health Sciences
Comparative Literature
Computational/Systems Biology
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Conservation of Archaeological/Ethnographic Materials
Culture/Performance
Dance
Dentistry
Dentistry PPID
Design/Media Arts
Earth/Environmental Science
East Asian Studies
Ecology Behavior/Evolution
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Aerospace
Engineering Computer Networking
Engineering Electronic Materials
Engineering Geology
Engineering Integrated Circuits
Engineering Manufacturing/Design
Engineering Materials Science
Engineering Mechanical
Engineering Signal Processing/Communications
Engineering Structural Materials
English
Environmental Health Sciences
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences/Engineering
Epidemiology
Ethnomusicology
European Studies
Executive Master of Public Health
Film/Television
Financial Actuarial Mathematics
Financial Engineering
French
French/Francophone Studies
French/Linguistics
Gender Studies
General Chemistry
Geochemistry
Geography
Geography/Environmental Studies
Geology
Geology/Engineering Geology
Geophysics/Space Physics
German
Germanic Languages
Global Executive M.B.A. for Americas
Global Executive M.B.A. for Asia Pacific
Global Studies
Greek
Greek/Latin
Health Policy Management
Health Policy/Management
Health Services
Hebrew
Hispanic Languages/Literature
History
History/Art History
Human Biology/Society
Human Genetics
Individual Field L&S
Individual Field of Concentration
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
Law Judicial Science
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
Masters of Public Health for Health Professionals
Materials Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics for Teaching
Mathematics of Computation
Mathematics/Applied Science
Mathematics/Atmospheric/Oceanic Sciences
Mathematics/Economics
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine
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
Nursing Pre-Licensure
Oral Biology
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Biology in Medicine
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 Sciences
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
World Arts/Cultures
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Undergraduate

69%

30,873
students

Female
57%
17,512

Male
43%
13,361

Graduate

31%

14,074
students

Female
46%
6,467

Male
54%
7,607

undergraduateFull-time

98%

30,343
students

Female
57%
17,269

Male
43%
13,074

undergraduatePart-time

2%

530
students

Female
46%
243

Male
54%
287

Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
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

58%

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 116
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

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

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