Okay boys and girls, it’s time for another helping of…. College Compass Campus Profiles! This week, load up on the home of the Bruins, UCLA.


SCHOOLS: Anderson School of Management, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Law, David Geffen School of Medicine, School of Public Affairs, School of Nursing, School of Public Health, School of Theater, Film & Television and School of Dentistry.

MEDIAN SAT SCORE: 1756-2100.


CAMPUS: Located on 419 acres in Los Angeles’ Westwood Village just 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean, UCLA sits on a piece of prime real estate. More than 9,500 undergraduates live as part of the on-campus community, in residence halls, plazas and suites β€œon the hill.”


WHERE YOU WILL LIVE: Los Angeles is the most populous city in California and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population of 3.8 million, on a land area of 498.3 square miles (1,290.6 km2). Often known by its initials, LA, and nicknamed the City of Angels, Los Angeles is a world center of business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, technology, and education. It is home to renowned institutions covering a broad range of professional and cultural fields, and is one of the most substantial economic engines within the United States. Los Angeles has been ranked the third richest city and fifth most powerful and influential city in the world, behind only New York City in the United States. The campus itself is located in fashionable west LA, in the upscale neighborhood of Westwood. Local hangouts include Diddy Reese, the cookie-ice cream sandwich shop.

COST: $10,781 in-state, $33,660 out-of-state.

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