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UC Los Angeles

UC Los Angeles
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Official telephone: (310) 825 4321
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Contacting the office: 310 825-4321

Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Final filing date for fall: November 30
Application fee: $70
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I or ACT not used, SAT II considered if submitted
Dates test scores should be received: January 15 for SAT I/ACT, January 15 for SAT II
School has formalized early decision program: no
School has early action program: no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores not considered
  • essay very important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities important
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities important
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence considered
  • state residency considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work important
  • work experience important
Average secondary school GPA: 3.93
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 99%

Number of completed applications received: 149,815
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 12,844
School has a waiting list policy: yes
Number accepting place on waiting list: 11,169
Number of those on waiting list who were enrolled: 367
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 14%
Admission may be deferred: no

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