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Academics at University of California - Los Angeles - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at UCLA will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at UCLA this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 31,577 undergraduate students at University of California - Los Angeles is 2,926 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 18 to 1 which makes University of California - Los Angeles worse than the typical college regarding instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at University of California - Los Angeles , there are 18 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is worse than the typical college concerning instructional attention.
The majority of the instructors (69.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (99.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The majority of the faculty (70.0% ) are full-time.
A significant percentage of the faculty (48.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at University of California - Los Angeles compares to the national average

Most Popular Majors

University of California - Los Angeles offers 118 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 71 majors within 21 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, University of California - Los Angeles awarded 10,006 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Political Science & Government0692692
General Psychology0622622
General Biology0555555

Find out what University of California - Los Angeles' top fields of study and majors are

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