University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles

  • #44 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 45,771Total Students
  • 4,532Faculty
  • 6,647Int'l Students

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Based in warm and sunny Los Angeles, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) was ranked the 31st best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017.

UCLA graduates are in the enviable position of being among the world’s most employable students fresh out of uni, as suggested by UCLA’s impressive performance in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings ® 2017.

UCLA ranks among the top 10 universities in the world for:

  • English language and literature

  • Geography, linguistics

  • Modern languages

  • Electrical and electronic engineering

  • Biological sciences

  • Medicine

  • Psychology

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

  • Communication and media studies

  • Education and training

  • Anthropology

  • Archaeology

  • Arts and humanities

  • Life sciences and medicine

About

Based in warm and sunny Los Angeles, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) was ranked the 31st best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017.

UCLA graduates are in the enviable position of being among the world’s most employable students fresh out of uni, as suggested by UCLA’s impressive performance in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings ® 2017.

UCLA ranks among the top 10 universities in the world for:

  • English language and literature

  • Geography, linguistics

  • Modern languages

  • Electrical and electronic engineering

  • Biological sciences

  • Medicine

  • Psychology

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

  • Communication and media studies

  • Education and training

  • Anthropology

  • Archaeology

  • Arts and humanities

  • Life sciences and medicine

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #31
  • 2014
    #40
  • 2015
    #=37
  • 2016
    #27
  • 2017
    #31
  • 2018
    #33
  • 2019
    #32
  • 2020
    #=35
  • 2021
    #36
  • 2022
    #40
  • 2023
    #44

Student & Staff

Total students
45,771

30%
70%

International students
6,647

52%
48%

Total faculty staff
4,532

862
3670

Total students
45,771

30%
70%

International students
6,647

52%
48%

Total faculty staff
4,532

3670
862
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

Campus locations

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA),

405 Hilgard Avenue , Los Angeles , California , United States , 90095

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