Tuition & Fees

$13,260

$41,274

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
47%
600-699
37%
500-599
15%
400-499
1%
700-800
50%
600-699
29%
500-599
19%
400-499
2%
700-800
32%
600-699
36%
500-599
24%
400-499
8%
30-36
67%
24-29
20%
18-23
12%
12-17
1%
30-36
53%
24-29
35%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
30-36
63%
24-29
25%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,456
Declined + 85,786
Total Received 102,242
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Public

31,002

undergraduate students

14,426

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4837
ACT 0448

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Location

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 45,428
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

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 11% of male students
 
30 sororities 13% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
47%
600-699
37%
500-599
15%
400-499
1%
700-800
50%
600-699
29%
500-599
19%
400-499
2%
700-800
32%
600-699
36%
500-599
24%
400-499
8%
30-36
67%
24-29
20%
18-23
12%
12-17
1%
30-36
53%
24-29
35%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
30-36
63%
24-29
25%
18-23
11%
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

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,456
Declined + 85,786
Total Received 102,242

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

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,490

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,260
Room & board $15,991
Books & supplies $1,635
Total $30,886
Average Financial Aid - $22,490
Total with Avg. Aid $8,396
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 310 206-0400
F: 310 206-7419
finaid@saonet.ucla.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Ronald W. Johnson
Director, Financial Aid Office
finaid@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

Club Sports - Men's

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Climbing, Cycling, Dragon Boat, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Judo, Kendo, Power Lifting, Quidditch, Rowing, Rugby, Running, Sailing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Track And Field, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Water Skiing, Weight Training, Wrestling, Wushu

Club Sports - Women's

Archery, Badminton, Boxing, Climbing, Cycling, Dragon Boat, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Gymnastics, Judo, Kayaking, Kendo, Lacrosse, Powerlifting, Quidditch, Running, Sailing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Track And Field, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Waterskiing, Weight Training, Wrestling, Wushu

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Racquetball, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Volleyball, Water Polo

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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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

45,428

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

31,002
students

Female
57%
17,823

Male
43%
13,179

32%

14,426
students

Female
46%
6,705

Male
54%
7,721

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

30,458
students

Female
58%
17,561

Male
42%
12,897

2%

544
students

Female
49%
262

Male
51%
282

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
28%
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

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
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

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
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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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