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University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

UCLA is a public, comprehensive university. Founded in 1919, it later became the first "branch campus" of the University of California. An internationally renowned research university, UCLA emphasizes interdisciplinary teaching and exposes undergraduates early to research opportunities with faculty. Students can take part in initiatives in the arts, stem cells, nanoscience, international studies, and the environment among other areas. The campus community is diverse and promotes creative and collaborative achievements, debate and critical inquiry, and an open and inclusive environment. UCLA's 419-acre historic campus is located in the Westwood Village area of Los Angeles.

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Web Sitewww.ucla.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students27,941
   Women15,323 (54.8%)
   Men12,618 (45.2%)
Graduate Students13,400

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate22% of 72,697 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineNovember 30
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA4.21
SAT Math671 average
600-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading619 average
560-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing645 average
590-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $33,690
Out-of-state: $56,568
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,696
Out-of-state: $35,574
Room and Board
$14,453
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Freshman Award$22,560
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$20,409

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemQuarter
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,989
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-59 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 11% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Los Angeles Population3,694,820
Nearest Metropolitan AreaLos Angeles
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing93% of freshmen, 35% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotJoe and Josephine Bruin
Sororities13% of women participate
Fraternities13% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
36.1% Asian
3.2% Black/African-American
19.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
33.1% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students10.4% from 119 countries
First-Year Students Returning96.4%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
70.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.68 4.07 657 629 641 29
Low 2.00 2.00 241 340 290 8
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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DID YOU KNOW?

• In 1969 UCLA was the first node on what became the Internet.

• The UCLA Philharmonia is an orchestra made up entirely of university students, including some who aren't even music majors.

• UCLA alumni and faculty are consistently involved with the Academy Awards, either as nominees or producers working behind the scenes.

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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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