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Located in Los Angeles, California, University of California - Los Angeles is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

242 Undergraduate Degrees
188 Graduate Degrees
$46,968 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
16% Acceptance Rate

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University of California - Los Angeles Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UCLA has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Most Popular Computer Science Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#75 Most Popular Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Most Popular Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UCLA.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#23 Most Popular Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of California - Los Angeles?

Location of University of California - Los Angeles

Contact details for UCLA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405
Phone: 310-825-4321
Website: www.ucla.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uclabruins
Twitter: http://twitter.com/ucla

How Do I Get Into UCLA?

You can apply to UCLA online at: admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html

Admission Requirements for UCLA

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into UCLA?

16% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
76% Submit SAT Scores
If you plan to apply to UCLA, make sure you don't wait until the last minute to fill out your application. The school is one of the most selective in the United States and has a low acceptance rate of 16%. If you are admitted, that's something to brag about!

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 15%, and the acceptance rate for women is 17%.

Average Test Scores

About 76% of students accepted to UCLA submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 620 and 710. Math scores were between 600 and 740.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of California - Los Angeles  ( 620 to 710 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for University of California - Los Angeles  ( 600 to 740 )
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800
UCLA received ACT scores from 62% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 28 and 35. Math scores were between 27 and 34. Composite scores were between 29 and 34.

ACT English Scores for University of California - Los Angeles  ( 28 to 35 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of California - Los Angeles  ( 27 to 34 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for University of California - Los Angeles  ( 29 to 34 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of California - Los Angeles?

$46,968 Net Price
32% Take Out Loans
1.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UCLA is $46,968. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UCLA, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $6,352 a year. That adds up to $25,408 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UCLA is 1.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of California - Los Angeles Undergraduate Student Diversity

30,969 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 31,543 undergraduate students at UCLA, with 30,969 being full-time and 574 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UCLA

There are also 12,828 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 30,969 full-time undergraduates at UCLA, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UCLA

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of California - Los Angeles students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UCLA Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8,640
Black or African American 1,043
Hispanic or Latino 6,971
White 8,123
International Students 3,434
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,758

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at University of California - Los Angeles. At this time, 46 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 128 countries are represented at UCLA. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.

Online Learning at University of California - Los Angeles

338 Took All Classes Online
2,626 Took At Least One Class Online
15.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,626 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UCLA has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of UCLA

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of California - Los Angeles was 15.9%. This is the #702 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UCLA regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of California - Los Angeles Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Computer Science 242 157 24 423
General Information Science 0 0 7 7
TOTAL 242 157 31 430

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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