UCLA – University of California
UCLA University of California was founded in 1919 as one of the first Branch campus of University of California and it is a public university.
It is located in southern of California and its 419-acre historic campus is located in the Westwood Village area of Los Angeles.
My student want to get an admit here, but his GPA is low. Similarly, his SAT score is also not good. On the contrary, he has a research paper.
UCLA Undergraduate Admissions
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 14% of 113,761 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No UCLA
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline November 30
UCLA acceptance rate is very poor as compared to other universities and its difficult to get in. See the applicants number above. But, we have been very successful in placing student to UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Davis & UC San Diego since we are aware on choosing the right profile and we know how to make a win win application.
Students who got through started at an early stage with us, we got the chance to create the profile, we provided the best faculties for SAT Coaching and spent months on creating a strong application.
Money Matters at UCLA
Cost of Attendance $60,464
Tuition and Fees $42,542
Room and Board $15,816
Financial Document Not Required
It’s an expensive university. Scholarships are very difficult to get. Be sure of it, that UCLA Tuition Cost suits your budget.
Living cost could be from 15,000 USD to 28,000 USD, depending upon the type of accommodation you choose to standard of living you intend to maintain.
Freshman Admission Requirements of UCLA
Most Difficult : To clarify, last year more than 50% of freshmen applicants were in the top 10% of their high school class.
|Exam||Required Units||Scores Due in Admissions Office|
|SAT or ACT||Required||January 15|
|SAT Only||1450 +||UCLA Essay Prompts 2020|
|ACT Only||34 +||UCLA Essay Prompts 2019|
|SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT|
|SAT Subject Tests Only||December 31|
|SAT Essay Component||Essay component required|
|ACT Writing||Writing component required|
|ACT Writing Test Policy||SAT: Used for admission|
ACT: Used for admission
In this section, we will share information on Test Scores.
Firstly, if you do not score well on the SAT then do try ACT, as lot of students do well in the ACT exams as compared to SAT.
Secondly, do not forget to send your SAT and ACT scores well before time as some times it take more than 14 days for the scores to reach.
SAT Codes and ACT codes could be found here : Click Here
There are many reasons to write ACT. Above all, it is easy then SAT.
Applying for Admission
Address 405 Hilgard Avenue
City, State, Zip Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone (310) 825-3101
Application Dates and Fees
- Regular Admission Deadline November 30
- Application Fee $70
- Application Fee Waiver Available
- Regular Admission Notification March 31
- Accept Offer of Admission May 1
- Waiting List Used Yes
- Defer Admission Student cannot defer admission
- Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
Applications to all the universities of California are submitted via a common application portal and students have to just pick essay from the common essays.
Most importantly, students don’t have to write essay for each university of California.
For every UC you choose, you just need to pay 70 USD application fees and you have to mark your preferences in terms of the campuses.
UCLA Early Admission
- Early Decision Offered No
- Early Decision Deadline
- Early Action Offered No
Application Form for UCLA
- Common Application Not accepted
- Universal College Application Not accepted
- University of California Available
IELTS Score reporting, is difficult and it takes lot of time.
With IDP it is just a click away but British council take time.
For Sending score through British Council you need to make a DD, send it across to there Gurugram office.
In conclusion, report your scores on time.
Other Application Requirements
- Interview Not Required
- Essay or Personal Statement Required for all freshmen
- Letters of Recommendation
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
- Average GPA 3.83
- 3.75 and Above 94%
- 3.50 – 3.74 3%
- 3.25 – 3.49 1%
- 3.00 – 3.24 1%
UCLA average GPA requirement are high since it is one of the top 5 choices for students across the globe when it come to studying in California. For many programs it is ranked in the top 20.
In case you are keen on applying to UCLA with a 1450 on the SAT and with strong Extra Curricular Activities but your GPA is low, we would advice not to apply, since the application pool is very strong. But your low GPA is because of a particular reason or an event then feel free to apply.
If you are keen on applying to US universities & need a Profile Evaluation then feel free to Connect with us through this form : Free Consultation
Our student mentors have studied Engineering at UCLA. As a result, we have latest insights about the admission process.
You can speak to our student ambassador if this is your Dream University.
Most importantly, you should also see the team profile in the section mentioned here : About Us
In conclusion, we can get your admit for UCLA.
Applications : When To Start
To clarify, we are sharing an example here :
Our student who were keen on getting admit to top universities for 2020, started in Jan 2019
We got enough time to build there profile.
We created best set of Portfolio of Universities and started working on the essays at a very early stage.
Starting early and building your profile by connecting with relevant students is one of the key steps.
My students was invited for a party. However, he was’t feeling well, so he decided against it.
Secondly, my student is a very nice guy. He took us out for a campus dinner, for instance. Thirdly, I enjoy his company because he always take me to a campus tour. He tried really hard to entertain me. Similarly, he put all his effort in dinner. My student pushed me. As a result, I fell over. She is not found of rain. However, I do like it. Now I am tired. Therefore, I am going to my dorm. In Conclusion. I am letting my staff go. In other words, they are fired. He has essay to share, but nobody listens. But the essay is plagiarized. And he knows it will not work.
Arvind has essay to share. But nobody listens. He was happy with his essay because of his editor. Earlier he was angry because he only had one draft which was not good.