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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
31,443
Undergraduate
Students
(58.2%) 18,370 Women
(41.4%) 13,073 Men
14,189
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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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
82%
Average Freshman Award
$24,920
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$21,441
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
3,102
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
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
31.2% Asian
3.8% Black/African-American
25.2% Hispanic/Latino
6.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
29.7% White
2.8% Unknown
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
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