The Times of London ranks UCLA 10th in its Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings (2014) and 12th in its THE World University Rankings (2014-15). The reputation ranking is based on a survey of senior academics, while the world ranking relies on performance indicators in the areas of teaching, research citations, industry income and international outlook.

UCLA also ranks 12th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, based on faculty publications and citations and the number of alumni and faculty who have won Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals.

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U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA 23rd (2015) in the U.S.

Washington Monthly ranked UCLA 5th (2014) in the U.S.

The Center for Measuring University Performance puts UCLA among the nation's top research universities: 8th in total research expenditures, 9th in producing doctorates (2012).

Graduate & Doctoral Program Rankings

In 2010, the National Research Council placed a number of UCLA graduate and doctoral research programs in its highest ranks. Of the 59 UCLA programs, 40 placed in the range that extended into the top 10.

Stats: London Time higher Education 13th top universities in the world. 2013 24th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. 2012 9th in the world reputation ranks.
Water fountain outside of UCLA Reagan Medical Center


Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center ranked among the top five hospitals in the nation and was rated the best hospital in the Western United States for the 25th consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report (2014-15).

The UCLA Film & Television Archive is the second largest moving image archive in the United States, with more than 220,000 film and television titles and 27 million feet of newsreel footage.

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