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Colleges / University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate11%

About UCLA

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is one of the top-ranked universities in the US and offers a variety of highly-rated academic majors and programs. UCLA’s most revered programs include the engineering programs, the school of law, the school of medicine, and the department of psychology. The university is internationally recognized for its excellence in research, innovation, and academic achievement, making it a hub for intellectual exploration and advancement.

UCLA emphasizes real-world learning experiences through internships, fellowships, and volunteering. And being located in the city of Los Angeles, students have access to experiential learning in many of Los Angeles’s  leading industries including entertainment, media, technology, healthcare, and more. 

With over 1,200 clubs and student organizations, UCLA students have plenty of opportunities to make friends and discover new interests. Some of the most popular campus-sponsored activities include volunteering through the UCLA Volunteer Center, writing for the Daily Bruin, and intramural sports through UCLA Recreation. 

As a Division I school, UCLA has a proud history of NCAA championship wins in a variety of sports. UCLA has the highest number of championships won by any university in the history of the NCAA. UCLA is a member of the Pacific 12 Conference but will be moving to the Big Ten Conference in 2024. 

Did You Know? 

The internet was born at UCLA! In 1969, the first internet transmission was sent via ARPANET (the precursor to the modern internet) from UCLA to Stanford. 

Heard in the CC Community

“[We] loved the campus vibe, it was buzzing with lots of students on the move, out on campus, clustered in groups, sitting on the lawn, etc.” 

See what else the CC Community is saying about UCLA. 

University of California, Los Angeles is a public university in the city of Los Angeles, California. UCLA was founded in 1919. The university currently enrolls around 47,516 students a year, including 32,119 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of California, Los Angeles

It is very difficult to get into UCLA. In 2022, UCLA accepted 11% of applicants. In 2022, 136,162 students applied to UCLA and 14,663 were admitted.

University of California, Los Angeles Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 11%
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Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.9
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University of California, Los Angeles is located Los Angeles.

If you want to see UCLA for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take San Diego Freeway Route 405 to Los Angeles, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Los Angeles International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of California, Los Angeles and Los Angeles are like without leaving home.

College Info

405 Hilgard Avenue Los Angeles, CA 900095

Campus Setting: Urban

UCLA Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Nov 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Nov 30

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UCLA is Nov 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UCLA is Nov 30.

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Wondering what life at UCLA is like? There are approximately 47,516 students enrolled at UCLA, including 32,119 undergraduate students and 15,397 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from CA and 13% percent of students are from other states.


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