University of California-Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 32,122
Graduate Enrollment: 13,994
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, highly residential // full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 10.77%

Male/Female: 40% / 60% (2017)

First generation college students: 38.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2020 Median Admit SAT: 1,429


2020 Median Admit ACT: 32


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 93.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 90.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 87.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 81.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 26.2%
Black: 3.2%
Hispanic: 21.7%
Asian: 29.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 6.7%
Non-resident alien: 10.0%
Unknown race: 2.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $29,153
In-State tuition: $13,258
Out-of-State tuition: $43,012

Estimated books and supplies: $1,405 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $16,763 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,871 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $15,950 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,871 (2022)

Average Family Income: $62,426 (2017)
Median Family Income: $32,614 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 28.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 12.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $14,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $148 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $6,772
$30k-48k $7,882
$48k-75k $10,217
$75k-110k $16,341
$110k+ $25,628

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 83%
6-year graduation rate: 92%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 91.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $14,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,804 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $12,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 80.8% (2015)
@3 year 83.2% (2017)
@5 year 85.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 71.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 71.1% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,803 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $64,315 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 247
Doctoral Degree Computer Science. 24
Doctoral Degree Information Science/Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 75 $18,000 $189 $28,445 ($2,370) $69,142 ($5,762)
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 3
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 24
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 7
Master's Degree Architecture. 1 $59,035 ($4,920) $75,166 ($6,264)
Doctoral Degree Architecture. 2
Master's Degree Manufacturing Engineering. 4
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 75 $589 $61,814 ($5,151) $80,116 ($6,676)
Doctoral Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 3
Master's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 141 $821 $60,315 ($5,026)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 111 $17,746 $181 $32,410 ($2,701) $55,626 ($4,636)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 20 $62,131 ($5,178)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 306 $15,000 $157 $24,692 ($2,058) $51,490 ($4,291)
Master's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 24 $288
Doctoral Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 7
Master's Degree Education, General. 206 $376 $56,944 ($4,745) $68,195 ($5,683)
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 36 $757 $68,897 ($5,741) $99,203 ($8,267)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 23 $828 $103,790 ($8,649) $119,120 ($9,927)
Doctoral Degree Special Education and Teaching. 2
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 42 $131,408 ($10,951) $152,718 ($12,727)
Bachelor's Degree Geological/Geophysical Engineering. 3
Master's Degree Engineering, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 183 $15,000 $159 $35,023 ($2,919) $55,469 ($4,622)
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 11
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 13
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 56 $13,900 $147 $24,178 ($2,015) $42,261 ($3,522)
Doctoral Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Doctoral Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Doctoral Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 74 $14,752 $148 $15,502 ($1,292) $55,337 ($4,611)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 10
Master's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Doctoral Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Master's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Doctoral Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 18
Doctoral Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 7
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 216 $14,920 $156 $26,591 ($2,216) $61,419 ($5,118)
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 19
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 40 $61,207 ($5,101) $101,732 ($8,478)
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 203 $15,848 $162 $28,388 ($2,366) $55,461 ($4,622)
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 125 $14,000 $154 $28,787 ($2,399) $49,690 ($4,141)
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 3
Doctoral Degree Genetics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 110 $17,049 $179 $21,559 ($1,797) $40,318 ($3,360)
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 12
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 17
Doctoral Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 11
Bachelor's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 17
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 30
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 6
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 16
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 135 $15,000 $159 $32,392 ($2,699) $43,881 ($3,657)
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 141 $17,149 $177 $28,438 ($2,370) $61,875 ($5,156)
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 11
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 147 $14,920 $158 $47,199 ($3,933) $77,892 ($6,491)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 26
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 24
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 330 $14,400 $153 $52,231 ($4,353) $81,414 ($6,785)
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 167 $17,005 $168 $56,449 ($4,704) $77,720 ($6,477)
Master's Degree Statistics. 38
Doctoral Degree Statistics. 9
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 41 $12,000 $127 $42,291 ($3,524) $59,381 ($4,948)
Bachelor's Degree Classical and Ancient Studies. 15
Bachelor's Degree Cognitive Science. 94 $13,000 $138 $45,489 ($3,791) $62,158 ($5,180)
Bachelor's Degree Human Biology. 105 $12,500 $135 $26,877 ($2,240) $73,339 ($6,112)
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 215 $15,000 $157 $39,558 ($3,297) $65,593 ($5,466)
Master's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 4
Doctoral Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 6
Master's Degree Philosophy. 4
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 368 $16,737 $176 $28,174 ($2,348) $57,559 ($4,797)
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 64 $466 $62,780 ($5,232) $91,755 ($7,646)
Master's Degree Social Work. 102 $610 $61,596 ($5,133) $77,415 ($6,451)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 6
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 246 $15,000 $155 $31,974 ($2,665) $46,401 ($3,867)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 2
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 8
Master's Degree Archeology. 1
Doctoral Degree Archeology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 689 $15,000 $159 $56,910 ($4,743) $81,475 ($6,790)
Master's Degree Economics. 78
Doctoral Degree Economics. 18
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 143 $13,969 $141 $36,130 ($3,011) $60,363 ($5,030)
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 6
Doctoral Degree Geography and Cartography. 8
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 662 $15,000 $159 $33,983 ($2,832) $58,937 ($4,911)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 7
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 13 $81,731 ($6,811)
Master's Degree Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences. 12
Doctoral Degree Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences. 3
First Professional Degree Medicine. 162 $1,855 $117,510 ($9,793)
Master's Degree Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies. 2
Master's Degree Public Health. 174 $597 $71,769 ($5,981) $100,097 ($8,341)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 28 $98,530 ($8,211) $121,165 ($10,097)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 44 $20,800 $206 $89,963 ($7,497) $105,969 ($8,831)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 183 $575 $102,334 ($8,528) $116,547 ($9,712)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 8 $796
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 832 $1,107 $157,616 ($13,135) $186,217 ($15,518)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 9
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 200 $17,332 $184 $75,026 ($6,252) $92,873 ($7,739)
Bachelor's Degree History. 337 $14,277 $143 $26,872 ($2,239) $47,888 ($3,991)
Master's Degree History. 9
Doctoral Degree History. 17 $65,099 ($5,425)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 18 $143,681 ($11,973)
Bachelor's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 43 $19,000 $201 $78,354 ($6,530) $93,464 ($7,789)
Master's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 18 $107,652 ($8,971)
Doctoral Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 72 $15,000 $154 $65,057 ($5,421) $97,038 ($8,087)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 19
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 21
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 86 $18,205 $180 $70,856 ($5,905) $92,741 ($7,728)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 9
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 17
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 65 $19,444 $186 $67,838 ($5,653) $90,288 ($7,524)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 97 $233 $76,189 ($6,349) $91,769 ($7,647)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 13
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 56 $14,103 $143 $110,703 ($9,225) $128,131 ($10,678)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 149 $17,877 $180 $81,319 ($6,777) $110,760 ($9,230)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 228 $458 $106,209 ($8,851) $130,500 ($10,875)
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 39
Bachelor's Degree Materials Engineering 20
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 39
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 23
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 154 $17,000 $175 $67,598 ($5,633) $97,701 ($8,142)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 111 $233 $100,149 ($8,346) $119,218 ($9,935)
First Professional Degree Law. 317 $1,540 $151,546 ($12,629)
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 195 $57,835 ($4,820)
Doctoral Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 286 $14,376 $143 $29,377 ($2,448) $52,432 ($4,369)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Literature. 26 $13,093 $141
Master's Degree Library Science, Other. 52 $640 $50,424 ($4,202) $61,725 ($5,144)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Library Science, Other. 1
Doctoral Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 13
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 31 $17,417 $185 $19,545 ($1,629)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 477 $16,028 $165 $24,001 ($2,000) $55,250 ($4,604)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 16
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 11
Doctoral Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 12
Master's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 4
Doctoral Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 10
Master's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 5
Doctoral Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 58 $14,137 $117 $36,386 ($3,032) $59,720 ($4,977)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 38
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 42 $72,450 ($6,038) $114,372 ($9,531)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 24 $31,001 ($2,583)
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 15
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 9
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 60 $21,100 $223 $52,777 ($4,398) $73,644 ($6,137)
Master's Degree Physics. 22
Doctoral Degree Physics. 22 $103,923 ($8,660)
Bachelor's Degree Materials Sciences. 15
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 642 $14,500 $153 $30,089 ($2,507) $52,754 ($4,396)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 34
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 29 $59,017 ($4,918) $98,189 ($8,182)
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, Other. 1
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 125 $1,008
First Professional Degree Dentistry. 95 $2,532 $125,182 ($10,432)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 676 $14,500 $153 $33,632 ($2,803) $54,562 ($4,547)
Master's Degree Sociology. 14
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 13
Master's Degree Social Sciences, Other. 21
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 19 $19,309 $205
Master's Degree Dance. 3
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 52 $20,000 $201 $39,287 ($3,274) $68,882 ($5,740)
Master's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 11
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 82 $16,970 $178 $20,769 ($1,731)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 18
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 30 $19,000 $170 $25,506 ($2,126) $44,860 ($3,738)
Master's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 105 $1,056 $33,723 ($2,810) $54,999 ($4,583)
Doctoral Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 133 $14,000 $148 $20,796 ($1,733) $42,938 ($3,578)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 20 $63,180 ($5,265)
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 6
Bachelor's Degree Music. 64 $23,119 $212 $21,650 ($1,804) $34,625 ($2,885)
Master's Degree Music. 24 $430 $18,415 ($1,535) $26,467 ($2,206)
Doctoral Degree Music. 15 $68,884 ($5,740)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 161


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $175,482
Full time faculty: 72%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 18.0

School's endowment start of year: $2,359,984,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $3,161,977,000 (2022)