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UCLA Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the UCLA student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the U.S. See how University of California - Los Angeles fared in our 2021 diversity report.

UCLA Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of California - Los Angeles?

UCLA total enrollment is approximately 44,371 students.

30,969 are undergraduates and 11,798 are graduate students.

UCLA Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UCLA undergraduate population is made up of 59% women, and 41% men.

UCLA Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UCLA Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

University of California - Los Angeles Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 8,640
White 8,123
Hispanic 6,971
International 3,434
Multi-Ethnic 1,842
Black or African American 1,043
Unknown 774
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 73

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UCLA Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 49% of full-time grad students are women, and 51% men.

UCLA Graduate Student Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UCLA Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

University of California - Los Angeles Graduate Students Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,702
International 3,136
Asian 2,021
Hispanic 1,548
Multi-Ethnic 457
Black or African American 452
Unknown 432
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

UCLA achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #110 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  110 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  96.90 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does UCLA Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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UCLA is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

UCLA is ranked 189 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  189 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  95.04 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

UCLA Racial Demographics:

UCLA Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 12,403
Asian 11,118
Hispanic 8,703
International 6,770
Multi-Ethnic 2,385
Black or African American 1,533
Unknown 1,263
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 94

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of California - Los Angeles Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Racial-Ethnic Demographics of UCLA Faculty
Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 8,671
Asian 4,695
Black or African American 1,959
Multi-Ethnic 171
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 69
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

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UCLA ranks 1,319 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1319 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  65.22 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

UCLA Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 24,525 female students and 19,846 male students at UCLA.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UCLA is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  88.69 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

UCLA Faculty Male/Female Ratio

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There are approximately 12,986 female teachers and 10,348 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
14.4% Out of State
12.33% Out of the Country

UCLA ranks 443 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

14.4% of UCLA students come from out of state, and 12.33% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  79 out of 100.
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Where are UCLA Students From?

Top 5 States

Where are UCLA Students From?
State Amount
California 4,906
Texas 86
New York 68
New Jersey 59
Washington 54

International Students at UCLA

Students from 128 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and India.

Learn more about international students at UCLA.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
57.31% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  74.07 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UCLA, 57.31% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

UCLA Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
20-21 13,254
18-19 11,978
22-24 7,291
25-29 6,617
30-34 2,649
35 and over 1,561
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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