Founded in 1919, UCLA is one of the most prestigious and top-ranked universities in the U.S. More than 40,000 students study at UCLA’s beautiful, park-like campus. UCLA is a top-ranked research university and offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in a variety of fields.
Facts and Rankings
• #1 Public University in the U.S.*
• 15 Nobel laureates
• 3 Pulitzer Prize Winners, Faculty
• #1 school in the U.S. for transfer students**
• #1 most applied-to university
* U.S. News & World Report, 2021
** Prepory, 2021
UCLA Extension is a part of the UCLA Division of Continuing Education. With more than 30,000 participants per year, UCLA Extension is one of the largest single-campus continuing education programs in the world.
UCLA Extension offers a wide variety of university-level, credit-bearing courses as well as many other courses and programs for students and professionals. Many professionals who have university degrees enroll in UCLA Extension courses and programs to update their knowledge in such fields as business and management, entertainment studies, engineering, computer science, health sciences, and teacher education.