About University of California, Los Angeles:

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States. It became the Southern Branch of the University of California in 1919, making it the second-oldest undergraduate campus of the ten-campus University of California system. It offers 337 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. UCLA enrolls about 31,000 undergraduate and 13,000 graduate students, and had 119,000 applicants for Fall 2016, including transfer applicants, the most applicants for any American university. The university is organized into six undergraduate colleges, seven professional schools, and four professional health science schools. The undergraduate colleges are the College of Letters and Science; Samueli School of Engineering; School of the Arts and Architecture; Herb Alpert School of Music; School of Theater, Film and Television; and School of Nursing. As of 2017, 24 Nobel laureates, 3 Fields Medalists, and 5 Turing Award winners have been affiliated with UCLA as faculty, researchers, or alumni. In addition, two Chief Scientists of the U.S. Air Force. Among the current faculty members, 55 have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 28 to the National Academy of Engineering, 39 to the Institute of Medicine, and 124 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The university was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1974. UCLA student-athletes compete as the Bruins in the Pac-12 Conference. The Bruins have won 126 national championships, including 116 NCAA team championships, more than any other university except Stanford, who has won 117. UCLA student-athletes, coaches and staff won 251 Olympic medals: 126 gold, 65 silver and 60 bronze. UCLA student-athletes competed in every Olympics since 1920 with one exception (1924), and won a gold medal in every Olympics that the United States participated in since 1932.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 9 10 11 11 12

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 70 73 60 81 94 69 74 61 73 85 86 74
Engineering 18 19 21 14 19 23 25 27 33 36 46 52
Life Sciences 9 11 12 8 11 11 12 13 14 13 13 13
Medicine 4 5 4 6 6 7 8 10 12 14 11 12
Natural Sciences 16 12 9 9 9 10 12 12 14 18 21 23
Social Sciences 3 4 5 5 6 8 10 9 10 11 13 13

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 137 94 117 116 109 132 133 235 222
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 17
Chemical Engineering 115 113 149 112 110 97 128 147 144 151
Chemistry 19 8 19 22 25 23 21 24 27 33
Civil Engineering 95 82 73 120 129 109 125 176 176 184
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 15
Computer Science 17 18 13 13 27 18 23 27 56 71
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 45
Electrical Engineering 9 8 9 12 19 20 28 27 46 58
Environment / Ecology - 62 58 48 55 52 58 65 63 56
Geosciences 19 19 19 17 23 20 20 24 22 21
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 23
Materials Science 24 20 23 22 23 22 24 30 31 36
Mathematics 5 3 4 7 10 6 7 10 11 15
Mechanical Engineering 38 46 69 81 110 106 129 137 186 187
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 36
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 15
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 10
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 24 19 21 21 28 26 28 38
Physics 10 15 13 13 15 18 21 22 26 36
Plant & Animal Science - 101 106 90 88 91 73 94 81 82
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 7
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 11
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 17