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#20 Overall Influence #31 Desirability Rank

University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

From Wikipedia

The University of California, Los Angeles is a public land-grant research university in Los Angeles, California. UCLA was founded as the southern branch of the California State Normal School in 1882. It became the Southern Branch of the University of California in 1919, making it the second-oldest of the 10-campus University of California system.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

108,870

Acceptance

14%

Graduation Rate

91%

Median SAT Score

1415

Median ACT Score

32

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$11,442

Fees (in-state)

$1,807

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$73,200

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

45K

Under-Grads

33K

Graduates

12K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles CA 90095-1405

What is University of California, Los Angeles known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#22 World Rank
Philosophy
#28 World Rank
Mathematics
#31 World Rank
Biology
#19 World Rank
Literature
#21 World Rank
Medical
#21 World Rank
Computer Science
#19 World Rank
Business
#25 World Rank
Engineering
#20 World Rank
Law
#23 World Rank
Psychology
#20 World Rank
Political Science
#33 World Rank
Physics
#27 World Rank
Chemistry
#26 World Rank
Economics
#21 World Rank
History
#26 World Rank
Education
#18 World Rank
Communications
#21 World Rank
Sociology
#17 World Rank
Anthropology
#23 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#108 World Rank
Religious Studies
#14 World Rank
Nursing
#15 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#26 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are University of California, Los Angeles's Most influential alumni?

University of California, Los Angeles 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Social Work, and Anthropology

Shuhei Yoshida

Shuhei Yoshida

Japanese businessman

Robert Durst

American businessman

Nancy Leveson

American computer scientist

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

American basketball player and writer

Duane Gish

Duane Gish

American biochemist an creationist

Jonathan Kellerman

American novelist and psychologist

Joseph Henrich

Evolutionary Biologist

Robert Dallek

American historian specializing in American presidents

Michael Burry

American hedge fund manager

Juan Cole

Juan Cole

American scholar

Neera Tanden

Neera Tanden

American political consultant

Alan Dean Foster

Alan Dean Foster

American fiction writer