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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 83%
Applicants who took ACT: 55%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 27%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 68%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 32%
SAT I Math score 700+: 44%
SAT I Math score 600+: 76%
ACT score 24-29: 29%
ACT score 30-36: 57%
ACT score 24+: 86%
Students applied: 92,728
Students admitted: 16,016
Admission rate: 17%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 74%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 29,585
Full-time enrolled men: 12,684
Full-time enrolled women: 16,320
Part-time enrolled men: 312
Part-time enrolled women: 269
Freshmen retained: 96%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,220
Fees (in state): $1,616
Tuition (out of state): $37,902
Fees (out of state): $1,616
Room and board: $15,069
Est. book expense: $1,636
Total cost (in state): $29,541
Total cost (out of state): $56,223
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$10,575
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$25,024
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,257
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$51,706
Average debt at graduation: $21,596

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 82%
Average need-based aid: $18,966
Average non-need-based aid: $4,517

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

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