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University of California - Los Angeles
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  • 4 Year
  • LOS ANGELES, CA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade A+
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade A+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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UCLA is a highly rated public university located in Los Angeles, California. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 30,969 undergraduate students. Admissions is extremely competitive as the UCLA acceptance rate is 12%. Popular majors include Economics, Sociology, and Political Science and Government. Graduating 92% of students, UCLA alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,500.

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405 HILGARD AVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90095
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Pacific-12 Conference

University of California - Los Angeles Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UCLA Admissions

Acceptance Rate
12%
Application Deadline
November 30
SAT Range
1300-1530
ACT Range
29-35
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,718 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,595 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
61%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 323 responses
31%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 387 responses
39%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 387 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    94%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
30,969 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
574
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 259 responses
  • Studious and party animals. How? Beats me.
    33%
  • Driven
    22%
  • Every type, but studious. Very diverse in everyway
    17%
  • Diverse
    12%
  • Studious
    11%
  • Legend in the making
    5%
  • Party animals
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 449 responses
Poll
74%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 548 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 285 responses
  • Competitive
    30%
  • Diverse
    17%
  • Work Hard Play Hard
    16%
  • Oppurtunistic
    14%
  • The best.
    9%
  • Worthwhile and engaging
    6%
  • Overrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$60,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
92%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
74%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 239 responses

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