At a Glance
About UCLA
Founded : 1919
Chancellor : Gene D. Block
Location : Moved to Westwood in 1929
Campus area : 419 acres
Enrollment : 27,941 undergraduates, 13,400 graduate and professional students
Faculty & Staff : More than 31,000
Quick Facts
Library
  • 13 general and special-subject libraries
  • 9 million volumes
  • Among the top 10 university research libraries in the nation
Arts & Culture
  • Includes 7 major performance venues, 2 museums and 3 gardens
Athletics
  • NCAA Division I, 11 men’s and 13 women’s teams
  • 106 NCAA team championships, more than any other school in the nation
Capital Programs
  • Santa Monica UCLA Replacement Hospital – 2010
  • Life Sciences Replacement Building – 2010
UCLA Impact
Economic Impact
  • Each dollar of taxpayer investment generates almost $15 in economic activity – a $9.3 billion positive impact on the regional economy
  • 7th largest employer in greater Los Angeles region
  • UCLA generates more than $1.2 billion in local, state and federal taxes
Alumni
  • More than 385,000 living alumni
  • More than 90,000 Alumni Association members
Campaign UCLA
  • In 2005, UCLA completed the most successful fundraising campaign to date, generating more than $3 billion.
UCLA in LA
  • One-third of UCLA undergraduates participate in community service
  • UCLA’s Center for Community Partnerships supports off-campus teaching and research collaborations that improve quality of life for Angelenos.
Health Sciences
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is ranked as one of the top five hospitals in America
  • 450,000 patients annually
  • 4 hospitals and more than 20 community clinics
UCLA Extension
  • 4,300 courses offered annually to 47,000 students; 88,500 enrollments

Financial
Revenue
(FY 2008-2009)
  • $4,380,073,000 total
  • Sales and services 52.5%
  • Grants and contracts 19.8%
  • State appropriations 12.6%
  • Student tuition and fees 9.2%
  • Private gifts 4.2%
  • Other operating revenues 1.7%
Endowment Funds Market Value
  • UCLA Endowment: $1.8 billion
Students
Admissions
  • More freshman applicants (55,437) than any other U.S. university
  • Average GPA of admitted freshmen: 4.22
  • Average composite SAT of admitted freshmen: 2004
CA Resident Fees
  • Undergraduate - $8,310/year
  • Graduate - $9,669.50/year
  • Professional - depends on program of study
Scholarships and Financial Aid
  • Students receiving financial assistance: 67% undergraduates
    ($14,545 avg. award) FY ’07-’08
  • 84.5% graduate students ($33,561 avg. award) FY ’07-’08