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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.

Website: www.ucla.edu/

Public
Co-ed
31,577
Undergraduate
Students
(58.0%) 18,308 Women
(42.0%) 13,269 Men
14,353
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
14% of 113,761 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.89
SAT Math
630-780 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
640-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28-34 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

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
81%
Average Freshman Award
$24,433
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,390
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,266
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 12% of classes
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Campus Life

Los Angeles Population
3,857,799
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
48% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Joe and Josephine Bruin
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
31.6% Asian
3.9% Black/African-American
25.0% Hispanic/Latino
6.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
30.1% White
2.7% Unknown
International Students
11.6%
First-Year Students Returning
97.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
76.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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