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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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
31,443
Undergraduates
13,018
Men - 41.4%
18,300
Women - 58.2%
14,189
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
12% of 111,322 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.90
SAT Math
715 average
630-790 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
690 average
640-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
27-34 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $32,259
Out-of-state: $62,013
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,564
Out-of-state: $43,318
Room and Board
$16,625
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$24,920
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,441
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Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
3,102
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
22%
10-19
27%
20-29
17%
30-39
8%
40-49
4%
50-99
10%
Over 100
12%
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Los Angeles Population
3,857,799
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
48% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Joe and Josephine Bruin
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
31.2%
Black/African-American
3.8%
Hispanic/Latino
25.2%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
6.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.3%
White
29.7%
Unknown
2.8%
International Students
11.3%
First-Year Students Returning
96.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
79.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported