University of California-Los Angeles


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Quarter

State: California


The University of California - Los Angeles is a leader in many fields of study, pursuing its mission through excellence in education, research and service. UCLA offers undergraduates a choice of 128 undergraduate degree programs, many of which rank among the top in the nation. The campus sits on 419 acres at the base of the Santa Monica mountains, five miles from the Pacific Ocean. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Music Center, Chinatown, Olvera Street, Little Tokyo and the Downtown business district are a few miles to the east. Mountains, beaches lakes and deserts are all within a short drive.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 38220
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 3534

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles California 90095


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Main Phone: 310-825-4321

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Undergraduate Admissions

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Athletics Contact:
Daniel Guerrero
Director of Athletics, Athletics Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The average GPA of transfer applicants who are admitted to UCLA is is now well above 3.50 (though GPAs vary by program).

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit is granted for courses where a grade of at least a D has been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
Min credits - 60 semester credits (90 quarter). Max credits from a two-year institution - 105 quarter credits. Max credits from a four-year institution - 129 quarter credits. You must earn 68 quarter credits at UCLA to earn a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
Official standardized test scores are not required for transfer admission consideration.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Letters of recommendations are not usually required for admissions consideration. UCLA may request them specifically during the selection process.

Essay(s) required:
A personal statement is required for admissions consideration.

Application Fee:
Yes, $60 nonrefundable fee must be submitted with the application. To apply for a fee waiver transfer students must meet specific requirements related to family income and size.

Other Requirements:
Additional requirements vary according to program of study. UCLA gives highest priority to students who are transferring from California community colleges or other University of California campuses.

Fall Deadline:
November 30

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 19786

Transfers Accepted: 5298

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 27%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2011



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Community College Transfer Scholarships are available to transfer students. For Financial Aid, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form between January 1 and and March 2 for aid beginning in the following fall term.

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