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
32,111
Undergraduates
12,684
Men - 39.5%
19,363
Women - 60.3%
15,264
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
9% of 149,815 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.93
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $36,223
Out-of-state: $68,797
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,854
Out-of-state: $47,428
Room and Board
$17,436
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Freshman Award
$26,566
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$17,920
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Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,520
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
25%
10-19
23%
20-29
17%
30-39
7%
40-49
4%
50-99
11%
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
58% of all students
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
0.2%
Asian
32.3%
Black/African-American
3.7%
Hispanic/Latino
24.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
7.8%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
28.3%
Unknown
3.2%
International Students
9.2%
First-Year Students Returning
96.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
84.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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