About 600 Los Angeles-area eighth through 11th graders and their parents, guardians and caregivers attended this year’s “Get College Ready” event.
Outreach events at schools promote greater access for students from underrepresented backgrounds by helping demystify what can be a complicated process.
Five UCLA freshmen visited the cast and crew of “The Big Bang Theory” on set and joined in an eight-clap with actress, neuroscientist and alumna Mayim Bialik.
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science is launching today the Bill Klug Memorial Scholarship Fund to support undergraduate students in mechanical and aerospace engineering.
Program funded by the entertainment executive and philanthropist helps UCLA attract top medical school prospects.
The 2017 Colleges That Pay You Back ranking noted that UCLA “prizes its diversity, and that definitely includes economic diversity.”
The campus also ranked among the top public universities based on the salaries of graduates who received financial aid.
The College Access Index is based on the share of students who receive Pell Grants, graduation rates and the amount low- and middle-income students pay to attend.
For the 2015–16 academic year, 20 Big Bang Theory scholars will be selected to receive financial assistance. Each year in perpetuity, five additional scholars will be chosen.
As part of UC Day in DC, a delegation from UCLA, including eight students, urged members of Congress to keep college accessible and affordable.
Nearly 1,100 students from Washington Preparatory High School, located in southeast Los Angeles County, heard senior leaders from UCLA deliver a simple but inspiring message: A UC education is within your reach.
A new report on college costs and accessibility shows that the University of California’s financial aid program has shielded low-income students and their families from tuition increases caused by substantial declines in state funding for higher education.
Undocumented UC students who qualify for in-state tuition but are ineligible for federal assistance soon will be able to borrow up to $4,000 a year to make up the shortfall, thanks to a new law supported by the University of California and state legislators.
Campus officials estimate that approximately 2,500 UCLA students will qualify for $3 million in new assistance from California’s Middle Class Scholarship, approved by the legislature earlier this year.
Angela Sanchez wasn’t sure if she could finish high school seven years ago when she and her father were homeless. Today, the graduate student is positioning herself for a successful career in higher education administration.
A scholarship liberated Mary Kavonian from the need to work or worry about finances. So she sought out opportunities to do community outreach that eventually led her to a career choice.
Growing up in South Los Angeles, Jeremy Edwards was frequently on the move with his hard-working single mom. In June, he will become the first in his immediate family to earn a bachelor’s degree.
A recently introduced bill would, if approved, create a loan program for undocumented students who qualify for in-state tuition, but don't qualify for federal student aid.