UCLA's graduate programs have a reputation for producing professionals, researchers and leaders who have a major impact on the world. With 40 programs ranked among the best in the nation, UCLA gives today's graduate students the resources and cutting-edge instruction they need to go out and leave their own indelible mark.

And with the second largest city in the U.S. in our backyard, learning extends beyond the classroom. Engaging with the community, while being part of an academic system that is well connected and respected throughout the world, creates an educational experience that cannot be replicated anywhere else.

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School of the Arts and Architecture

Ranked No. 4 nationally, the School of the Arts and Architecture offers more than 10 programs across six different departments. UCLA Arts provides over 400 students with the support they need to paint, compose, choreograph, sculpt and build their future.

Surrounded by internationally acclaimed institutions like the Hammer Museum, the Fowler Museum at UCLA and the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, our students are inspired to start their career the day they step on campus.

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Graduate School of Education & Information Studies

Founded in 1939 as the first professional school at UCLA, the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies is ranked as the No. 6 education school in the nation.

It is home to several highly esteemed educational research institutions and operates the UCLA Lab School and the UCLA Community School, providing graduate students and faculty with the opportunity to innovate teaching techniques in real-world settings. With the school's 10-to-1 ratio of faculty to students, our future educators are well-prepared for the toughest test out there — being a teacher.

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Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science

Reverse osmosis. Graphene supercapacitors. Ultra-light robotic aircraft. UCLA Engineering graduates have developed countless inventions, including the Internet. Consistently ranked among the top 10 engineering schools at public universities in the U.S., and with a student-to-faculty ratio of 6-to-1, the school has all the resources students need to engineer the future they've always imagined.

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School of Law

At 60 years old, the UCLA School of Law is the youngest of the top law schools in the country.

With its innovative approach to interdisciplinary research and training, and 20 specialized clinics that give students hands-on experience — including a unique course in which they take depositions in real-life cases — the school is at the forefront of legal education.

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Anderson School of Management

With academic areas ranked as high as the top 10 nationwide, the Anderson School of Management offers some of the most unique and highly esteemed graduate business and management programs in academia.

At UCLA Anderson, a customizable course sequence, subject-specific tracks and specialized certificates allow MBA students to explore business and management in relation to a myriad of other disciplines. The school offers programs that accommodate working professionals and participates in partnerships with the National University of Singapore, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile) and the UCLA School of Law, helping to prepare future CEOs with a global perspective.

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Luskin School of Public Affairs

The Luskin School of Public Affairs prepares future leaders, practitioners, researchers and policymakers to make important decisions in the public, private and non-governmental sectors, on issues ranging from immigration and prison reform to the environment and national security. The school's unique intersection of social work, city planning and policymaking allows for academic cross-collaboration and a graduate education that values perspectives at all organizational levels.

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School of Theater, Film and Television

10,600 alumni.
250 student films produced every year.
12 student theater productions hosted every year.

These achievements reflect the caliber of the storytellers, actors, and costume designers who have taken a bow at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. With its 14 graduate degree programs, four professional programs and the UCLA Film and Television Archive — the second largest moving image archive in the United States — the school has the leading-edge resources to accommodate anyone interested in a career in the performing arts.

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The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is at the forefront of medical research and primary care. Students learn not only the most advanced techniques in medicine but also how to successfully approach the business and policy challenges of modern-day health care.

And with the school's faculty-to-student ratio of just over 3-to-1, it's clear that the prognosis for UCLA medical students is quite good. Continue to the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
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School of Dentistry

Over the past half-century, the School of Dentistry has evolved into a leading dental school on the international stage. With faculty grants nearing $20 million, 120,000 patient visits in 2010, and nearly 1,900 hopeful students applying for 88 openings in the most recent incoming class, the school has become a premier destination for dentistry training, research and education.

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School of Nursing

The School of Nursing is reinventing health care. With its top 10 ranking in nursing-research stimulus funding from the National Institutes of Health and its innovative practice-based curriculum, the school has become a leader in its field. Graduates of the program go on to become researchers, clinicians, policymakers, scientists, healers and administrators. But most importantly, they are health care pioneers.

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Fielding School of Public Health

For the last 50 years, the Fielding School of Public Health has been training scientists, researchers and policymakers to protect the public from diseases, epidemics, environmental hazards and disasters.

Consistently rated one of the top 10 public health schools, the Fielding School prepares students for the worst so the world can hope for the best. Continue to the Fielding School of Public Health
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Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

The Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is a world-leading, interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior and the causes and consequences of neuropsychiatric disorders. Offering a variety of opportunities for training in clinical neuroscience, from pre-internships to advanced postdoctoral fellowships, the Semel Institute prepares students' minds for the rigors and rewards of helping others.

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