UCLA freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2017.

Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UCLA.


Admit rate — Overall

16.1%
  • Admits
16,494
  • Applicants
102,232
  • California Residents (% of admits)
56.3%


GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

  • High School GPA
4.13 - 4.31
  • ACT Composite Score
30 - 34
  • ACT English Language Arts 
28 - 32
  • SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing
640 - 730
  • SAT Mathematics
640 - 770
  • SAT Essay
16 - 20

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