University of California, Los Angeles

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University Overview

Founded in 1919, University of California, Los Angeles is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Los Angeles (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), California. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 101 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCLA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UCLA
Founded 1919
Motto Fiat Lux
Let there be light
Colours UCLA blue and UCLA gold

University Location

Address 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles
90095-1405 California
United States
Tel +1 (310) 825 4321
Fax +1 (310) 206 6030
Other locations Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 1147 Murphy Hall
Los Angeles 90095
(310) 825 3101

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of California, Los Angeles's Library
University of California-Los Angeles's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 13,047,310 physical volumes, 4,856,960 physical media and 1,945 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of California-Los Angeles's library has 12 branches.
Housing Yes
University of California, Los Angeles provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 18,688 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of California System (UC System)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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