University of California-Los Angeles

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,502

2.51% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,760

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.35%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

16.1%

102,225 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

44,027

96.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

91.1%

4,222 Graduates

About

University of California-Los Angeles is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of California-Los Angeles were General Political Science & Government (653 degrees awarded), General Psychology (618 degrees), and Sociology (564 degrees).

In 2017, 13,684 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of California-Los Angeles. 52.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,176 degrees), 1.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (3425 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of California-Los Angeles is $11,502, which is $-14,998 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of California-Los Angeles is $11,502, which is $-14,998 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,760.

In 2017, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,502

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of California-Los Angeles was $11,502. The cost of tuition at University of California-Los Angeles is $-14,998 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$14,760

2017 Value

3.68%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of California-Los Angeles had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,760. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of California-Los Angeles grew by 3.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,868

Room and Board

$1,636

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of California-Los Angeles was of $12,868 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,636. The cost of room and board increased by 2.66% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.55% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at University of California-Los Angeles received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.35%

2016 Default Rate

86

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of California-Los Angeles was 1.35%, which represents 86 out of the 6353 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of California-Los Angeles received 102,225 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.27% annual growth. Out of those 102,225 applicants, 16,456 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 16.1% acceptance rate.

There were 44,027 students enrolled at University of California-Los Angeles in 2017, and 76% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of California-Los Angeles has an overall enrollment yield of 36.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

16.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

16,456

Accepted Out of 102,225

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of California-Los Angeles was 16.1% (16,456 admissions from 102,225 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 18%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.27%, while admissions declined by -5.82%.

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SAT Scores

76%

Submission Percentage

4,610

Scores Submitted

76% of enrolled first-time students at University of California-Los Angeles in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of California-Los Angeles has a total enrollment of 44,027 students. The full-time enrollment at University of California-Los Angeles is 42,454 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,573. This means that 96.4% of students enrolled at University of California-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of California-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28.8% White, 25.2% Asian, 19.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.78% Two or More Races, 3.34% Black or African American, 0.243% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.207% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of California-Los Angeles in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Asian Female (15.7%), followed by White Female (14.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (17.8%), followed by White Female (15.6%) and Asian Female (9.19%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of California-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44,027 students. The full-time enrollment at University of California-Los Angeles is 42,454 and the part-time enrollment is 1,573. This means that 96.4% of students enrolled at University of California-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of California-Los Angeles was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of California-Los Angeles had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12,659

  2. Asian

    11,097

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8,393

The enrolled student population at University of California-Los Angeles is 28.8% White, 25.2% Asian, 19.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.78% Two or More Races, 3.34% Black or African American, 0.243% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.207% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,131 students (2.57%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 770 more women than men received degrees from University of California-Los Angeles. The majority of degree recipients at University of California-Los Angeles are white (4,176 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (3425 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of California-Los Angeles is General Political Science & Government (653 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (618 degrees) and Sociology (564 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of California-Los Angeles, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (434 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (647 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (440 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of California-Los Angeles are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (314,815 people), Other managers (254,366 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (215,738 people), Postsecondary teachers (157,986 people), and Chief executives & legislators (110,787 people).

The most specialized majors at University of California-Los Angeles are Cultural & Gender Studies (434 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (647 degrees), Language & Linguistics (440 degrees), Social Sciences (2,445 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (213 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of California-Los Angeles are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Sales managers

The most specialized majors at University of California-Los Angeles are Cultural & Gender Studies (434 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (647 degrees), Language & Linguistics (440 degrees), Social Sciences (2,445 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (213 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of California-Los Angeles are Elementary & secondary schools (415,263 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (321,047 people), Legal services (258,577 people), Computer Systems Design (198,253 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (182,728 people).

The most specialized majors at University of California-Los Angeles are Cultural & Gender Studies (434 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (647 degrees), Language & Linguistics (440 degrees), Social Sciences (2,445 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (213 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of California-Los Angeles.

Most Common

  1. 653 degrees awarded

  2. 618 degrees awarded

  3. 564 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of California-Los Angeles was General Political Science & Government with 653 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 6,457

  2. 7,227

In 2017, 6,457 degrees were awarded to men at University of California-Los Angeles, which is 0.893 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7,227).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 628 degrees were awarded to men at University of California-Los Angeles in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.55 times more than the 246 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 493 degrees were awarded to women at University of California-Los Angeles in General Psychology, which is 2.62 times more than the 188 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

74%

100% Completion Time

91%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 74% of students graduating from University of California-Los Angeles completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 91% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 93% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of California-Los Angeles is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.17% of graduates (176 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,176 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    3,425 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2,314 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of California-Los Angeles is white (4,176 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (3425 degrees).

2.29% of degree recipients (313 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,152 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,024 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    1,847 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of California-Los Angeles is white female (2,152 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,024 degrees).

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Operations

University of California-Los Angeles has an endowment valued at nearly $1.96B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $83.6M (4.26%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of California-Los Angeles had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $3.56B on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

University of California-Los Angeles employs 1,126 Professors, 350 Assistant professors, and 286 Associate professors. Most academics at University of California-Los Angeles are Male Professors (777), Female Professors(349), and Male Assistant professors (198).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of California-Los Angeles are: Business and Financial Operations, with 2942 employees, Service, with 1499 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1249 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.96B

2017 Endowment

15.1%

growth from 2016

University of California-Los Angeles has an endowment valued at about $1.96B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of California-Los Angeles grew 15.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.67B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $589M - Federal

  2. $56M - State

  3. $62.3M - Local

As of 2017, University of California-Los Angeles received $589M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $56M from state grants and contracts, and $62.3M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$3.56B

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, University of California-Los Angeles had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $3.56B on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of California-Los Angeles as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$3.56B

2017 Salaries

10.4%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of California-Los Angeles paid a median of $3.56B in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 10.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.8% growth from 2015 and a 7.95% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$343M

Instructional Salaries

2,033

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of California-Los Angeles paid a total of $343M to 2,033 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.63% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

1126 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

2942 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of California-Los Angeles were Professor with 1,126 employees; Assistant professor with 350 employees; and Assistant professor with 286 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of California-Los Angeles were Business and Financial Operations with 2,942 employees; Service with 1,499 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,249 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of California-Los Angeles was Male Professor with 777 employees, Female Professor with 349 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 198 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of California-Los Angeles.

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