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University of California-Los Angeles Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 728 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 10 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

52% Women
48% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Pacific-12 Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $530,985)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $134,447)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 140 152 Yes -
Baseball 37 - Yes -
Basketball 18 14 - Yes
Football 128 - - -
Golf 11 10 - -
Gymnastics - 27 - -
Rowing - 123 Yes -
Soccer 34 31 Yes Yes
Softball - 24 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving - 43 Yes -
Tennis 17 14 Yes -
Volleyball 42 23 Yes Yes
Water Polo 40 28 Yes -
Archery - - Yes -
Badminton - - Yes -
Bowling - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes -
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -
Weight Lifting - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 31.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.6%
Hispanic 13.4%
Non-resident alien 8.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 34.6%
Percent of students with disability 4%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • Hospital on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 6
Drug Law Violation 24
Liquor Law Violation 5
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 22
Property Crime 145

Notable Alumni

  • Darren Star, Creator of "Sex and the City," "Melrose Place," and "Beverly Hills, 90210"
  • Francis Ford Coppola, Filmmaker; director of the "Godfather" trilogy
  • James Dean, '50s actor and star of "Rebel Without a Cause"
  • James Franco , Star of the "Spiderman" trilogy
  • Jim Morrison, Rock idol and frontman for The Doors
  • Jimmy Connors, World tennis champion
  • Karch Kiraly, Professional volleyball player; three-time Olympic gold medalist
  • Nancy Cartwright, Voice of Bart Simpson on "The Simpsons"
  • Troy Aikman, Star NFL quarterback
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Legendary basketball player
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Katie
  • 5
  • The dorms are where you can start a new social life. People usually get really close to those living on the same floor as them--like really close. Having a hall…

  • Jul-16-2012 Read More
  • Dominique from Los Angeles, CA
  • 3
  • Dorm life depends on what one makes of it. Residential Assistants on each floor offer opportunities to bring residents together and have fun but one has to take the opportunity.…

  • Jan-15-2013 Read More
  • Kimberly from Maryland
  • 4
  • I was not able to see the dorms because of saftey regulations, but there were a lot of housing options that were explained in the tour. On-campus and off-campus housing…

  • Oct-16-2015 Read More
  • Kevin
  • 5
  • ucla invests a lot of money and time into its on-campus residential housing. dorm food is consistently rated as one of the best in the nation and facilities are always…

  • Feb-27-2012 Read More
  • Bruin from Long Beach, CA
  • 3
  • The staff and the buildings themselves are great. However, you will quickly learn that living with another 100 people or so on a floor is no picnic. Make friends with…

  • Dec-21-2015 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Bruin from Long Beach, CA
  • Dec-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Food is delicious! Many options. The weekend hours aren't as accommodating as during the week though, so that is something to consider if you are planning on staying over the weekend and are an early bird or someone who needs to have 3 meals a day. If you are a busy bee and someone who likes to get involved, getting a premium meal plan may be ideal as it allows you to swipe for meals more than once during a given meal period (which helps for those long days filled with back to back meetings).

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  • 3
  • Sharlene from Las Vegas, NV
  • Dec-20-2015 I am a current student here

    On the hill, there are a large variety of food to choose from: organic/healthy, American, Asian, Mexican, and more that I probably don't remember. You can get something different during a whole week. But I know that I have gotten tired of the food quickly.

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  • 4
  • Karena from Oakland, CA
  • Dec-11-2015 I am a current student here

    The food is great. My friends from UC Irvine came to UCLA and said the food tastes so much better. I cannot imagine what food at other colleges taste like then. I like how there's a variety too since there are four different dining halls. There's Asian food, organic food, American food, and Italian food.

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  • 5
  • Ting-Rey from Taiwan-Province Of China
  • Dec-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Some of the best food available. Occasionally complaints are like the fries got cold or the line is too longer, otherwise it's all good. Some dining halls may not suit your flavor profiles but I'm sure there is one that will.

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  • 5
  • Anne
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Amazing gourmet food. There is something here for anyone and the upperclassmen are always begging the freshman to swipe them in.

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  • 5
  • Kimberly from Maryland
  • Oct-16-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    UCLA has a variety of dining options! I also loved that it actually has a Yoshinoya on campus too. I feel that anything that I would ever want to eat is available right on campus.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Anne
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Amazing! Being in the city makes the experience a lot better because the events are much more novel.

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  • 0
  • A Bruin
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    I am not involved in Greek Life, but I know there are different focuses that the various groups have. They can range from pre-professional to community service to cultural oriented. Not all sororities and frats have a house, but are rather just a group/organization.

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  • 0
  • Ashley from Los Angeles, CA
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    I tried greek life. It wasn't for me. It is a typical sorority/fraternity scene. The men are respect-less and the women are clique-y. Drinking and getting drunk is all too common, to the point where the sorority's or fraternity's values are completely left behind. As a whole, Greeks seem superficial and are not for the more down to Earth, genuine, wholehearted individuals.

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