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University of California - Los Angeles is a public institution situated in Los Angeles, California. The location of UCLA is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

9 Undergraduate Degrees
254 Graduate Degrees
$47,492 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
14% Acceptance Rate

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University of California - Los Angeles Rankings

UCLA is ranked #128 out of 958 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Most Popular General Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best General Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Best Educational Administration Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UCLA has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#11 Best General Education Schools College Factual
#11 Best General Education Schools College Factual
#34 Best Schools Grad Degree
#38 Best Education Schools College Factual
#67 Best General Educational Leadership & Administration Graduate Degree Schools College Factual
#73 Best Educational Administration Graduate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into UCLA?

You can apply to UCLA online at:

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 neither required nor recommended
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into UCLA?

14% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at UCLA is 14%, which means the school is highly selective when deciding who will be admitted and who won't. Even if you have great grades and test scores, that may not be enough. So be sure to look for ways to make your application memorable.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 13%, and the acceptance rate for women is 15%.

Can I Afford University of California - Los Angeles?

$47,492 Net Price
26% Take Out Loans
1.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UCLA is $47,492. 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 26% of students took out student loans averaging $6,243 a year. That adds up to $24,972 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UCLA is 1.6%. 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

31,068 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 31,636 undergraduate students at UCLA, with 31,068 being full-time and 568 being part-time.


There are also 12,953 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 31,068 full-time undergraduates at UCLA, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9,010
Black or African American 988
Hispanic or Latino 6,813
White 8,009
International Students 3,206
Other Races/Ethnicities 3,042

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

35,115 Took All Classes Online
41,906 Took At Least One Class Online
2,387.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 41,906 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.


Online Growth Rankings of UCLA

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of California - Los Angeles was 2,387.5%. This is the #50 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly 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 Teaching Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Education 0 189 33 222
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 0 30 30
Music Education 9 0 0 9
General Special Education 0 0 2 2
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 189 65 263


*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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