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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
  • 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
  • Stephanie
  • 4
  • I live in Rieber Hall, and the dorm is awesome. Some might balk at the tiny space in a triple, but it's really not that bad. There are about 90…

  • Jan-10-2012 Read More
  • P. from California
  • 3
  • dorm life is really what you make of it. during the weekends it does get a bit rowdy as can be expected from all the frat party goers, but during…

  • Jan-22-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 1
  • Samuel from San Bernardino, CA
  • Jan-02-2015 I am a current student here

    Horrible people say it is so amazing but after the third week you get tired of it. Plus, the lines for one small amount of food are so long and they are everywhere.

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  • 5
  • Joslyn from San Jose, CA
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Love the food. It's delicious. There's a brand new dining hall at UCLA that is loved by so many. When I was on break, I missed dining hall food.

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  • 5
  • Jess
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    The food at UCLA is diverse and delicious. Feast at Rieber serves Pan Asian food, focusing on a different Asian cuisine each night. The different stations include a flatbread, spice kitchen, and more. Covel serves Mediterranean food and has Pita Tuesdays for lunch. Although the hummus and other dishes are not authentic, it is still great food. The menu usually includes pasta. De Neve features Latin and American food, including quesadillas, Chile Verde and corn fritters. Covel and De Neve always serve burgers, grilled cheese, hot dogs, and pizza. Bruin Plate is focused on providing healthy food to students. Their freshly made food incorporates whole grains and seasonal fruits and vegetables. They have the most unique dishes while still being delicious! Dessert includes a fruit and yogurt bar, bread, and other small, healthier desserts (e.g. peanut butter chocolate chip ball or date bar). All residential restaurants have a salad and soup bar. The atmosphere is nice, all having huge windows overlooking the campus. If youâ??re not into scenery, there are televisions as well. If you do not have time to sit in, there are several to-go dining options. There are breakfast and lunch to-go options from the dining halls, which include parfaits, smoothies, and sandwiches, but there are also quick service restaurants. Bruin Café offers soups, salads, and sandwiches- BBQ Beef Brisket, Southwest Chicken wrap, and Chinese Chicken salad are some of my favorites- as well as coffee, pastries, and smoothies. Café 1919 serves Panini sandwiches (Chicken pesto-yum!), personal pizzas, salads, gelato, and coffee drinks. Rendezvous has both a Latin and Asian menu with daily specials. The pick two items Asian combo is big and includes delicious items such as orange chicken and sesame wings! Whatever food at whatever time you feel like, chances are your cravings will be satisfied.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    One of the best college dining facilities in the United States. Every meal you have at any of the dining halls or restaurants around campus is sure to be a fulfilling one. Outstanding variety and top notch quality on everything that emerges from those kitchens.

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  • 5
  • Peter
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    With 8 places to pick where you want to eat everyday, how can you get sick of it?

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  • 1
  • Katherine
  • Nov-14-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    not a student

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 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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  • 0
  • Evelin from Maywood, CA
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Is it Thursday yet? Parties are thrown every Thursday in the Fraternities / Sororities 3 minutes from the dorms.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    I enjoy being part of greek life. I joined a sorority and have made amazing friends. There can be a misconception about sororities, so check it out, you have nothing to loose. They have parties, but also push academics, and creating well rounded people.

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  • 0
  • Madison from Torrance, CA
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Just new to greek life, and I can tell you it is not for everybody, but if you are a very social person, it is extremely for you. There are many events that you are required to go to, which makes it inevitable to meet people! The sororities have a strict no hazing policy, you can trust me on this! I have met so many fantastic people through this!

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  • 0
  • Jun from California
  • Dec-29-2013 I am a current student here

    As someone in the geek life, I wouldn't know much about Greek letter organizations. Don't go too crazy with the social ones. From people I know who joined, the service ones, like Alpha Phi Omega, seem interesting.

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  • 0
  • Ivan from Long Beach, CA
  • Dec-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life at UCLA offers students a good opportunity to join a different setting than already used to. Those in a sorority and fraternity never regret joining despite any drama or problems felt. The Greek life has students get to become a tight knit family and also experience a new form of rivalry one where the students help one another, but still compete against each other to see who can do things better.

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