UC Los Angeles

UC Los Angeles

The University of California at Los Angeles was established in 1919 as the Southern Branch of the University of California, the second campus in the UC system. Over the years, it evolved from offering two-year undergraduate teachers-training programs to the most applied-to-university in the USA, receiving 72000 freshman applications for the fall of 2012.

The Undergraduate Division at UCLA offers 125 majors across five academic divisions. At graduate level, 59 programs are offered, 40 out of them being ranked among the best in the USA. More than 40000 students are enrolled in over 5000 courses in 109 academic departments.

UCLA is consistently placed by different rankings among the top universities in the USA and the world. Six faculty members, three of them current, have been awarded the Nobel Prize, while a variety of other distinctions have been received by members of the faculty.

The campus occupies 419 acres within the city limits of Los Angeles. Being the second largest city in the USA, Los Angeles is a global city offering a diverse cultural landscape. The blending of culture, business and industry makes a visit to the city of 4 million people to a unique experience.

For more information please visit: www.ucla.edu