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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 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 76 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 86%
Applicants who took ACT 50%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+28%
600-69942%
600+69%

SAT Math Score

700+46%
600-69930%
600+76%

ACT Score

30-3653%
24-2933%
24+86%

Students applied86,548
Students admitted16,059
Admission rate19%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate73%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,220
Fees$1,533
Room and board$14,903
Estimated book expense$1,610
Total cost$29,266

Cost after need-based aid$10,460
Cost after non-need-based aid$24,727

Average debt at graduation$20,759

Out of State

Tuition$35,928
Fees$1,533
Room and board$14,903
Estimated book expense$1,610
Total cost$53,974

Cost after need-based aid$35,168
Cost after non-need-based aid$49,435

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$59,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met83%
Average need-based aid$18,806
Average non-need-based aid$4,539

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment29,633

Full-Time

Men12,796
Women16,237

Part-Time

Men337
Women263

Freshmen retained97%

# - 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. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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