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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.

Web Sitewww.ucla.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students31,002
   Women17,823 (57.5%)
   Men13,179 (42.5%)
Graduate Students14,426

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate18% of 97,121 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 GPA4.36
SAT Math610-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading630-730 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite29 average
25-33 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $30,485
Out-of-state: $58,499
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,584
Out-of-state: $41,598
Room and Board
$15,143
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Freshman Award$24,405
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$22,013

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemQuarter
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,570
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Los Angeles Population3,857,799
Nearest Metropolitan AreaLos Angeles
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotJoe and Josephine Bruin
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.3.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3% Asian
0.2% Black/African-American
25.2% Hispanic/Latino
5.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
30.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
31.8% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students11.7%
First-Year Students Returning96.6%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
74.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.72 4.11 693 670 30
Low 2.00 2.05 410 420 15
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 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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