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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: 81%
Applicants who took ACT: 58%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 38%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 27%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 65%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 30%
SAT I Math score 700+: 42%
SAT I Math score 600+: 72%
ACT score 24-29: 29%
ACT score 30-36: 57%
ACT score 24+: 86%
Students applied: 97,121
Students admitted: 17,474
Admission rate: 18%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 74%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 30,873
Full-time enrolled men: 13,074
Full-time enrolled women: 17,269
Part-time enrolled men: 287
Part-time enrolled women: 243
Freshmen retained: 97%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,502
Fees (in state): $2,248
Tuition (out of state): $39,516
Fees (out of state): $2,248
Room and board: $15,143
Est. book expense: $1,173
Total cost (in state): $30,066
Total cost (out of state): $58,080
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$10,489
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$25,066
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$38,503
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$53,080
Average debt at graduation: $21,323

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 83%
Average need-based aid: $19,577
Average non-need-based aid: $5,000

SOURCE: Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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