Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

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University of California, Los Angeles is ranked 6 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 90 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 83%
Applicants who took ACT 55%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+27%
600-69941%
600+68%

SAT Math Score

700+44%
600-69932%
600+76%

ACT Score

30-3657%
24-2929%
24+86%

Students applied92,728
Students admitted16,016
Admission rate17%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate74%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,220
Fees$1,616
Room and board$15,069
Estimated book expense$1,636
Total cost$29,541

Cost after need-based aid$10,575
Cost after non-need-based aid$25,024

Average debt at graduation$21,596

Out of State

Tuition$37,902
Fees$1,616
Room and board$15,069
Estimated book expense$1,636
Total cost$56,223

Cost after need-based aid$37,257
Cost after non-need-based aid$51,706

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$59,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met82%
Average need-based aid$18,966
Average non-need-based aid$4,517

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment29,585

Full-Time

Men12,684
Women16,320

Part-Time

Men312
Women269

Freshmen retained96%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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