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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 11,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

UCLA is organized into five undergraduate colleges, seven professional schools, and five professional Health Science schools. Eleven Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the university as faculty, researchers, or alumni, 37 have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 20 to the National Academy of Engineering, and 97 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

UCLA has more applicants than any other university in the United States.  Out of 55,676 undergraduate applicants for Fall 2009, 12,098 (21.73%) were admitted, the lowest acceptance rate in the UC system. Students come to UCLA from all 50 states and more than 100 countries, though according to statistics from 2001–05, an average 92.6% of the entire student body originated from California.

UCLA is consistently ranked high in college and university rankings. UCLA also ranks among the top 10 schools in the country with the most faculty awards.

UCLA surpassed the $1 billion mark for research grant first in its history in 2009-2010. UCLA managed $1.12 billion in research funding, coming after Stanford University which garnered $1.13 billion in the same academic year.
UCLA faculty is “highly cited” for its research according to the Institute for Scientific Information.

In a ranking conducted in 1995 by the National Research Council, of the 36 Ph.D. programs examined, eleven departments were ranked in the top ten. and thirty-one in the top 20, the third highest number of those distinctions in the country.

UCLA student-athletes compete intercollegiately as the Bruins. As a member of the Pacific-10 Conference, the Bruins have won 125 national championships, including 106 NCAA team championships as of 2010, more than any other university.

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Rankings in 2010

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Rankings in 2011

University of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Tuition and Fees

California Residents

Living with
Relatives
Residence
Halls
Fraternities/
Sororities
Off
Campus
Apartments
University Fees $10,781 $10,781 $10,781 $10,781
Nonresident Tuition 0 0 0 0
Health Insurance 1,087 1,087 1,087 1,087
Books and Supplies 1,608 1,608 1,608 1,608
Room and Board 4,359 13,734 8,262 10,485
Transportation 1,959 912 912 1,587
Personal 1,869 1,560 1,560 1,857
Total Resident Budget $21,663 $29,682 $24,210 $27,405

Nonresidents

Living with
Relatives
Residence
Halls
Fraternities/
Sororities
Off
Campus
Apartments
University Fees 11,639 11,639 11,639 11,639
Nonresident Tuition 22,021 22,021 22,021 22,021
Health Insurance 1,087 1,087 1,087 1,087
Books and Supplies 1,608 1,608 1,608 1,608
Room and Board 4,359 13,734 8,262 10,485
Transportation 1,959 912 912 1,587
Personal 1,869 1,560 1,560 1,857
Total Nonresident Budget $44,542 $52,561 $47,089 $50,284

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