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Application Fee
$70
Graduate Application Fee
$105
Acceptance Rate
12%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
43%
Freshmen Enrollment
5,920
SAT Scores
1,415
ACT Scores
32

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 111,321 students have applied and 13,720 students have allowed to admit to University of California-Los Angeles (Acceptance rate: 12.32%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 43.15 % where 5,920 students have finally enrolled out of 13,720 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, its acceptance rate is lower (difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 21.40%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 43.20%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,415 and the average ACT score is 32 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of University of California-Los Angeles is average than the schools (average score is 1,453). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of California-Los Angeles1,41532
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,42132
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in California116770

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At University of California-Los Angeles, 4,802 students submitted SAT scores (81% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,415 and it is extremely competitive scores than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing650740
Mathematics650790
Total1,3001,530
At University of California-Los Angeles, 2,718 students submitted ACT scores (46% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 32 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2935
English2835
Mathematics2734
Total84104
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Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of California-Los Angeles. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and Admission test scores and 2 items are recommended to submit - Formal demonstration of competencies, TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of California-Los Angeles
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 scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended