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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
  • 5
  • Brittney
  • Jun-13-2014 I am a current student here

    UCLA is ranked second for the food they offer, and that is only because Cornell (which is a culinary school) is ranked first.

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  • 4
  • Jake from San Diego, CA
  • Apr-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Ranked number two for dining halls in the nation! There are four dining halls: two traditional american, one asian, and one healthy. There are also three take out restauraunts--one open till 2 am! All of this on the meal plan, so you never go hungry.

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  • 5
  • Dahye from Los Angeles, CA
  • Apr-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The food here is the best in US, in my opinion. There are 5 dining halls and even more cafes where you can use your meal swipes to eat or take out various cuisines, from European to Asian.

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  • 5
  • anonymous
  • Mar-28-2014 I am a current student here

    The food tastes great and there are many vegetarian options. It's easy to eat healthy with a salad bar in every dining hall.

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  • 5
  • Ashley from Los Angeles, CA
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    UCLA has a ton of dining options on campus especially for the dormers with meal plan. a variety of cuisines are available. Other non-meal plan options include restaurants such as Panda Express, Rubios, Northern Lights, Subway, and other dining establishments.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Mar-26-2014 I am a current student here

    UCLA has great food. I hardly eat off campus.

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  • 4
  • Capper
  • Mar-01-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Good food.

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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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  • 0
  • Mimi from Los Angeles, CA
  • Dec-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Fantastic! There are so many options here. UCLA have six official Greek council, and there's one bound to be the perfect match for you. To name a few, there are Tau Theta Pi, Omega Sigma Tau, Beta Theta Pi, Gamma Zeta Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, and Pi Beta Phi.

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