University of California-Los Angeles

Public, Four-years School Located in Los Angeles, CA

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How much is the UCLA tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, UCLA's tuition & fees is $13,401 for California residents and $43,473 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $36,980 for California residents and $67,052 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

UCLA Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$13,401
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$43,473
Books & Supplies Costs$1,433
On-campus Room & Board$17,231
On-campus Expenses$4,915
Off-campus Room & Board$16,277
Off-campus Expenses$5,601
2023-2024 Projection
California Residents Tuition & Fees$13,804
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$44,830

How Much Does it Cost to Go to UCLA for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $178,602 at UCLA. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $272,552. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $184,954.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$43,939$66,609$45,059
Sophomore (2024-25)$44,410$67,617$45,835
Junior (2025-26)$44,886$68,642$46,627
Senior (2026-27)$45,367$69,685$47,434
4 Years Total$178,602$272,552$184,954
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$44,410$67,617$45,835
Sophomore (2025-26)$44,886$68,642$46,627
Junior (2026-27)$45,367$69,685$47,434
Senior (2027-28)$45,853$70,747$48,257
4 Years Total$180,516$276,690$188,153
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$44,886$68,642$46,627
Sophomore (2026-27)$45,367$69,685$47,434
Junior (2027-28)$45,853$70,747$48,257
Senior (2028-29)$46,345$71,827$49,097
4 Years Total$182,451$280,901$191,415
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$45,367$69,685$47,434
Sophomore (2027-28)$45,853$70,747$48,257
Junior (2028-29)$46,345$71,827$49,097
Senior (2029-30)$46,841$72,927$49,953
4 Years Total$184,406$285,186$194,742
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$45,853$70,747$48,257
Sophomore (2028-29)$46,345$71,827$49,097
Junior (2029-30)$46,841$72,927$49,953
Senior (2030-31)$47,343$74,047$50,826
4 Years Total$186,383$289,548$198,134

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, UCLA' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,488.
University of California-Los Angeles$13,401$43,473
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
California Four-years Colleges$20,202
Public Schools$3,888$12,488
Private Schools$22,481

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between UCLA and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
University of California-Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA$13,401$43,473
University of FloridaGainesville, FL$6,381$28,659
University of Michigan-Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI$17,786$57,273
The University of Texas at AustinAustin, TX$11,698$41,070
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VA$14,666$34,920
University of Virginia-Main CampusCharlottesville, VA$21,425$57,374
Rutgers University-New BrunswickNew Brunswick, NJ$16,263$33,963
Missouri University of Science and TechnologyRolla, MO$12,092$31,853
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main CampusAtlanta, GA$11,764$32,876
University of Maryland-College ParkCollege Park, MD$11,233$39,469
Colorado School of MinesGolden, CO$20,040$42,120

Financial Aid and COA

At University of California-Los Angeles, 17,537 students (55%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $21,322.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at UCLA is $45,730 for students living on-campus and $45,462 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 3,725 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $21,766 and the average amount of student loans is $6,418.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$36,980$67,052
COA (off-campus)$36,712$66,784
Tuition & Fees$13,401$43,473
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$23,579$23,579
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,311$23,311
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,658$45,730
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,390$45,462
Average Financial Aid$21,322$21,322
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship17,53755%$21,322
Pell Grants8,73227%$5,685
Federal Student Loan6,61521%$5,856
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid3,72557%-
Grants or Scholarships3,01246%$21,766
Federal Grants1,97830%$7,744
Pell Grants1,49723%$5,601
Other Federal Grants1,96030%$3,537
State/Local Grants2,07732%$10,767
Institutional Grants2,62540%$10,620
Student Loan Aid1,38921%$6,418
Federal Student Loans1,35221%$4,791
Other Student Loans1813%$13,468
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,0521,873$20,052
110,001 or more443277$5,388

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

UCLA's acceptance rate is 10.77%. A total of 139,489 applicants applied to and 15,028 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 6,584 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 43.81%.
To apply to UCLA, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Completion of college-preparatory program and 2 items are recommended to submit - Formal demonstration of competencies and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Acceptance Rate10.77%9.67%11.72%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)43.81%39.18%47.07%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

University of California-Los Angeles has a total of 46,430 students including 32,423 undergraduate and 14,007 graduate students. By gender, there are 19,990 male students and 26,126 female students attending UCLA. The school offers online degree programs and 607 students enrolled online exclusively (1.31% of all students).
Total46,116 19,99026,126
Undergraduate32,122 12,92419,198
Graduate13,994 7,0666,928

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered357 Programs
Graduate Program Offered207 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate8.57%
Student Population46,430
Graduation Rate92%
Transfer-out Rate3%
Retention Rate97% (Full-time), 53% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate18 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties4,153 (Full-time), 1,114 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs22,224 (Full-time), 3,032 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$177,632
Average Staff Salary$80,948