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Q. What is the University of California, Los Angeles famous for?

Ans. The University of California has a well rounded, competitive, academic environment. It has a wonderful campus and the basketball program of UCLA is the most famous. It is famous for its courses in Biology, Business, Economics, Political Science and Psychology. The University of California is among the top universities in the United States and the world.

Q. What is the ranking of University of California, Los Angeles?

Ans. The rankings of the University of California are –

  • The University of California ranked 40 in the QS world university ranking.
  • It ranked 22 according to the Washington Monthly
  • The University ranked 13 in the U.S. News & World Report
  • It ranked 8 in Forbes ranking
  • The university ranked 1St in Fine arts and Clinical Psychology, 3rd in Psychology, 4th in Education, 6th in English and Medical Research, 7th in Mathematics and 8th in Sociology.

Q. Who are the top Alumni of the University of California, Los Angeles?

Ans. The notable alumni of the University of California includes – 

  • Richard Heck – Nobel prize in Chemistry in 2010
  • Elinor Ostrom – Nobel prize in Economics in 2009
  • Randy Schekman – Nobel prize in Medicine in 2013
  • Ben Stiller – Actor
  • Steve Martin – Actor
  • Tom Bardley – First American-African Mayor of Los Angeles
  • Randy Newman – Singer
  • Jimmy Conners – Tennis player
  • Jim Morrison – Singer
  • Kirsten Gillibrand – U.S Senator from New York

Q. How is the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles?

Ans. The campus of the University of California has four buildings: Royce Hall and Haines Hall on the north and Powell Library and Kinsey Hall on the south which was built in 1929. The Janss Steps are the entrance of the university. Now the university has 163 buildings across 419 acres in the western part of Los Angeles. The campus is in the residential area of Westwood and lies between Bel-Air to the north, Beverly Hills to the east and Brentwood to the west. The University is divided into north and south campuses. The north campus is home to arts, humanities, social sciences, law, history and business programs. The south campus is home to the life sciences, engineering, mathematical sciences, health related fields and physical sciences. The campus of the university includes sculptural gardens, fountains, museums and a mix of architectural styles.

Q. What is the main USP of the University of California, Los Angeles?

Ans. The University of California has a well rounded, competitive, academic environment. It has a wonderful campus and the basketball program of UCLA is the most famous. It is famous for its courses in Biology, Business, Economics, Political Science and Psychology. The University of California is among the top universities in the United States and the world.

Q. How are the libraries of University of California, Los Angeles?

Ans. The library of the University of California has over 9 million books and 70,000 serials which are spread over 12 libraries and 11 archives, reading rooms and research centers. It is the 12th largest library in no of volumes in the United States of America. The very first library of the university was founded in 1884 called University Library but now it is called Powell Library on the name of one of its librarians.

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University Stats

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45507

Students

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31002

Undergraduates

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14505

Postgraduate

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4300

Faculty Strength

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10

Student Faculty Ratio

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17
%

Acceptance Rate

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$
42993

Tuition Fees

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$
16625

Living Cost

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$
3411

Other Fees

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3.6

Avg. GPA

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35

Avg. IB

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85
%

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