University of California, Los Angeles
Since their inception, every accomplishment, every breakthrough, every leap and bound has been fuelled by their unwavering determination to make a difference. From their innovative academics and groundbreaking research to their record-breaking athletics and top-tier medical centers. Greatness is the UCLA hallmark. Diverse, progressive and centred in one of the most influential cities in the world, UCLA is a truly international university that offers a world of opportunity. Consistently ranked among the world's top-tier universities and powered by extensive resources, a renowned reputation and — most important — the will to make a real difference in the world, the result is clearly in the numbers. Students come from all over the world to attend UCLA. Indeed, part of what makes UCLA great is the wide variety of experiences and backgrounds their students bring to their campus community. Each year they admit students from nearly 80 countries (and that number increases to over 100 countries if they include domestic students who were born outside the US). UCLA is truly an international institution located in one of the world's most international cities.
The top six most popular undergraduate majors are business economics, biology, psychology, political science, economics and psychobiology. UCLA offers nearly 150 graduate degree programs, including an extensive selection of management and health sciences options. UCLA Extension is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive continuing higher education programs, offering 100 certificate programs in 20 different fields, with highly accommodating and customizable scheduling for working adults. With more than 3,800 courses in 109 academic departments, UCLA offers 125 majors to help you define your academic path. And 70 percent of their undergraduate classes have 30 or fewer students, maximizing your personal engagement with their internationally renowned faculty. Their faculty includes Nobel Prize winners, Fulbright Scholars and a Fields Medal recipient. Classes are stimulating. Coursework is challenging. Their academic requirements are among the most rigorous in the nation. But once their students arrive, they have the full force of their resources behind them. There are countless opportunities for research, fellowships and internships and for connecting with major players in almost any field. Whether you want to change a life, a generation or the whole world, imagine what you can do with the resources only UCLA can provide.
The UCLA International Education Office offers a range of different programs for international students. Between Summer Study and Reciprocity Exchange programs, they're bound to identify the right means for accommodating an enriching multicultural educational experience.Their international student and scholar community is 12,000 strong. And providing these talented individuals with useful resources is paramount to assist their acclimation to UCLA. The Dashew Center provides a wide variety of services, resources and programs, from assistance with immigration regulations to orientation and English Conversation programs. At UCLA, you're not alone—even when you're far from home.
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