University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Chancellor: Gene D. Block became chancellor on Aug. 1, 2007. Website
History: Founded in 1919 as the Southern Branch of the University of California. UCLA history
Rankings: The most prominent rankings organizations consistently place UCLA among the top universities in the world for academics, research and community impact. UCLA in the rankings
Budget: UCLA’s budget is approximately $6.7 billion. State funding accounts for only six percent of total revenues.
Enrollment: 43,301, including 29,585 undergraduates, 12,323 graduate students, and 1,393 medical and dentistry interns and residents. Enrollment
Health Care: UCLA Health includes Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, a neuropsychiatric hospital and a children’s hospital on the Westwood campus; a medical center in Santa Monica; and 150 primary care and specialty care offices across the region that, in total, receive nearly 2 million patient visits a year.
Arts and Culture: UCLA is the leading arts and cultural center in the western United States, hosting more than 1,000 visual and performing arts events each year and attracting more than 500,000 patrons. UCLA Arts
Continuing Education: UCLA Extension, a pioneer in distance learning, offers a vast array of courses, programs and conferences to professionals and others around the world.
Athletics: UCLA has won 113 NCAA team championships, more than any other NCAA Division I university. UCLA Sports
Other official facts, figures and statistics: Office of Analysis and Information Management
Fields of Study: The UCLA College and 12 professional schools offer more than 5,000 courses in 124 undergraduate majors, 98 master’s programs, 109 doctoral and professional programs, and 91 minors. Course catalog
Demographics: UCLA takes pride in the extraordinary diversity of our students and in providing opportunity for students, regardless of socioeconomic background. Undergraduate profile
Socioeconomic Diversity: Nearly a third of undergraduates earning a degree are the first generation in their families to graduate from a four-year college or university.
Tuition: $13,029 in tuition and student services fees for California-resident undergraduates, $35,907 for out-of-state undergraduates. Cost estimates
Financial Support: Ample financial aid means most families pay less than full price. In fact, more than 40 percent of undergraduates pay no tuition at all. About 39 percent of undergraduates receive Pell Grants, federal aid for students from low-income families. Affordability
Graduation Rate: Almost 70 percent of students entering as freshman graduate within four years, more than 90 percent within six years. Graduation and Progress
Faculty: UCLA’s faculty of approximately 4,300 includes numerous recipients of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, National Medal of Science, and Guggenheim, MacArthur and other prestigious fellowships, grants and awards. Faculty honors
Research: About $1 billion received each year in competitively awarded grants and contracts, and approximately 6,000 funded research projects underway at any given time. Research data
Impact: Real-world advances in knowledge that enhance quality of life around the globe. Impact and accomplishments
Intellectual Property: UCLA manages more than 2,960 active inventions, including approximately 1,000 U.S. patents. Office of Intellectual Property
Making a Difference
Economic Impact: UCLA is responsible for more than $12.7 billion in economic impact annually, and generates $34 for every dollar invested by California taxpayers. Economic impact
Community Involvement: Through academic and service programs, UCLA faculty, students and staff are deeply involved in improving lives throughout Los Angeles neighborhoods. Partners and programs
Volunteering: More than half of UCLA’s undergraduates participate in some form of community service. UCLA Volunteer Center