For nearly 100 years, UCLA has been a pioneer, persevering through impossibility, turning the futile into the attainable. In 1927, The Regents of the University of California adopt the name "University of California at Los Angeles" in place of "Southern Branch."
With more than 3,900 courses in 109 academic departments, UCLA offers 125+ majors to help you define your academic path. And 70 percent of our undergraduate classes have 30 or fewer students, maximizing your personal engagement with our internationally renowned faculty.
Our faculty includes Nobel Prize winners, Fulbright Scholars and a Fields Medal recipient. Classes are stimulating. Coursework is challenging.
As one of the world’s top research universities, UCLA has the intellectual capital and extensive research facilities necessary to tackle society’s most challenging issues. And as a public research university, we take seriously our mission to develop solutions that improve the quality of life in our community, our country and around the world. Included among our faculty, alumni and researchers are 14 Nobel Prize winners, 13 faculty MacArthur Fellows, a Fields medalist, two Turing Award winners, and three Pulitzer Prize winners. Explore our site to learn more about us, research highlights, resources for researchers, how to engage with UCLA research and our initiatives.
No matter where you are in your journey, the Career Center has the tools and resources to help! From career exploration to skill development, our dedicated staff works with you to help you discover your professional strengths as you prepare for graduate school or full-time employment.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
To experience university life fully, nothing equals living on campus where students can enjoy convenience and a sense of community. UCLA’s on-campus housing is situated at the heart of university life and is just a short walk away from classrooms, laboratories, libraries, and sports facilities. With housing and dining needs met, students are free to concentrate on being a full-time student.
The UCLA Library creates a vibrant nexus of ideas, collections, expertise, and spaces in which users illuminate solutions for local and global challenges. We constantly evolve to advance UCLA’s research, education, and public service mission by empowering and inspiring communities of scholars and learners to discover, access, create, share, and preserve knowledge.
Access to the wireless network is available to the UCLA community and guests while on campus and it supports most mobile devices such as laptops, tablets, and smart phones.
Coverage will improve as the campus wireless continues to grow to accommodate the entire campus.
Our Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is recognized as the best in Los Angeles and one of the top ten hospitals in the country — and it's right on our campus. The Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center offers urgent care, immunizations and specialty clinics.
Bordered by iconic neighborhoods — Bel Air, Brentwood, Beverly Hills — UCLA is a crossroads of ideas, cultures and limitless experiences and opportunities.
Whether it's getting an acting gig as an extra in Hollywood or catching the last set at the Coachella music festival, strolling down the Sunset Strip or taking your first ride up Pacific Coast Highway — at UCLA, the journey is the destination.
At the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program, our goal is to establish the world’s most advanced diagnostic and treatment program for athletes who have suffered concussions as well as non-sports related head injuries.We are the leaders in concussion care and education, that’s why we have created the nation’s first Pediatric Sports Neurology Fellowship Program that will train the world’s best physicians to treat sport concussions in young athletes
With more than 1,000 clubs and student organizations, UCLA is a mosaic of culture and activity. And the majority of our students fill their schedules to capacity. They are influential figures at the Volunteer Center and leaders at the Center for Community Learning and Community Programs Office. They are intramural basketball players and sailors. They're active in fraternity and sorority life and coordinators on the Campus Events Commission. They're writers for the Daily Bruin and deejays at UCLA Radio. And when they're not engaging in extracurricular activities, there's an array of campus stores and restaurants for shopping and dining. Whatever you're into, chances are, someone here is too.
At UCLA there's always something going on, so there are many social events and there's something for everyone. The curriculum was difficult but I found a group of friends within my major that helped me with the coursework.
I think UCLA is a school that suits someone who has strong school spirits most. What I have learned most from this university is to stay true to oneself and stay calm under stress and deadlines. Having a quarter system means that students here have to learn time management and how to deal with stress.
Courses were a mix of easy and challenging. I think I enjoyed my major courses the best, and it's a pretty rare undergraduate subject in the US. I really appreciate that my education has taught me to think critically about the issues regarding development. Because it is such a large university, there isn't a lot of individual support or contact time with professors. It is...