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Campus & Student Life at University of California - Los Angeles

Home to about 31,636 undergraduates in 2020, UCLA is a very large, public university located in Los Angeles, California. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, UCLA offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by UCLA can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our UCLA Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

UCLA Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 4.0% of the student population at UCLA. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit UCLA Disability Services.

UCLA for the Military

While not a "service academy", UCLA does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit UCLA Veteran Services . For more information, check out our UCLA for Veterans Guide.

UCLA offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, UCLA does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of California - Los Angeles

UCLA offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of California - Los Angeles

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of California - Los Angeles

UCLA has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 31,636 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 31,068 (98.2%). Part-time attendance was 568 (1.8%).


University of California - Los Angeles is Ranked #149 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, UCLA receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank UCLA #149 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at University of California - Los Angeles

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at UCLA by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the UCLA Diversity Guide.

University of California - Los Angeles Competes in the NCAA

UCLA has a total of 931 student athletes, 427 men and 504 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$70,740,776
Total Expenses (all teams)$70,740,776

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of California - Los Angeles Athletics

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