University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 43,548
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 17,874 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
(The institution has its own hospital)
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of California-Los Angeles is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 97,112 applications and only 17,473 students were granted admission. University of California-Los Angeles is at the #16 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 58% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 81% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1160 to 1470
ACT28 to 33

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of California-Los Angeles charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $37,902 and in-state students paid $11,220.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 64% of University of California-Los Angeles's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 30% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,608 (which is 4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of California-Los Angeles in 2016-2017, was 1,833, which is 32% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,521 (which is 4.1% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of California-Los Angeles has enrolled a total of 43,548 students (42,011 students full-time and 1,537 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 43,548 students, 3,346 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and 30,873 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 12,675 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 361 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 29%

Asian: 26%

Hispanic: 19%

Non-resident alien: 16%

Two or more races: 5%

Black/African American: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of California-Los Angeles.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 23% 2,908 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 16% 2,056
Legal Professions And Studies 10% 1,247
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 955
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 860
Education 5% 667
Social Sciences 3% 395
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 337
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 2% 221
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 197

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of California-Los Angeles full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of California-Los Angeles graduates 6 years after enrollment is $41,900. Last year, out of the total 6,015 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,293 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 7,145 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 6,359 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $41,900 $58,700
Employment Rate 88% 89%
Total Graduates 6,015 7,145

Campus Location

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