College and Schools

UCLA is home to the College and 12 highly ranked professional schools. The College houses 85 percent of undergraduates and is the overarching umbrella encompassing the Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences academic divisions.

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School of the

Arts and Architecture

Offers B.A., M.A., M.F.A., M.Arch. I, M.Arch. II, Ph.D.

Degree programs in four departments offer you unparalleled opportunities to learn from and interact with faculty members who rank among the most innovative artists, designers, ethnographers, choreographers, architects and arts scholars of today.

#1 best art school nationally
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The College

Offers B.A., B.S., M.A., M.A.S., M.S., C.Phil., Ph.D., M.A.T., M.S.S.

As an undergraduate or graduate student taught by the College’s world-renowned faculty, you’ll be prepared to lead in business, government, academics and your community in California and throughout the world.

85% of undergraduates enroll in the College
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School of


Offers M.S., D.D.S., Ph.D.

The School of Dentistry has a national and international reputation for its teaching, research activities and public outreach. Here, you’ll find your path to a professional career dedicated to patient care, leadership and service.

Residency programs among the best in the world
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School of

Education & Information Studies

Offers M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D., M.L.I.S.

Education and Information Studies is committed to the highest-quality professional education. Excellence here extends beyond campus, as you apply your research and scholarship to the challenges facing a diverse and increasingly urbanized world.

#3 best educational school nationally
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Henry Samueli School of

Engineering and Applied Science

Offers B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Pursue cutting-edge research in areas such as precision medicine and bioengineering, sustainable and resilient urban design, robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Get exposure to other disciplines in activities with campus partners.

The birthplace of the Internet
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School of


Offers L.L.M., J.D., S.J.D.

Join a top-tier public law school committed to equality of access and opportunity. Gain experience by volunteering at local organizations or working for federal judges, government agencies, public interest law firms and nonprofit organizations.

6 law programs ranked top 10 nationally
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John E. Anderson Graduate School of


Offers M.B.A., E.M.B.A., F.E.M.B.A., G.E.M.B.A., M.S., M.F.E., C.Phil., Ph.D.

Learn to succeed through collaborating and experimenting with bold ideas in the world’s creative capital. You’ll graduate with a broad understanding of people and organizations and technical expertise in economic and mathematical management concepts.

4 business programs ranked top 10 nationally
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David Geffen School of


Offers M.S., M.D., Ph.D.

Make your mark at an internationally recognized leader in research, medical education and patient care. The school is affiliated with the nation’s No. 3 ranked hospital in UCLA Health, along with many other major local health care institutions.

6 of 8 specialities ranked top 10 nationally
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Herb Alpert School of


Offers B.A., M.A., M.M., D.M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D.

Here, a holistic education means engaging in a productive collaboration between performance and scholarship. Achieve a cross-cultural, global understanding of music and receive preparatory training for a range of careers in music after graduation.

Student/faculty ratio of 4:1
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School of


Offers B.S., M.A., M.M., D.M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D.

The School of Nursing will ensure you keep pace with changes and challenges by creating an atmosphere of learning that has earned a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research and clinical practice.

#3 in NIH research funding nationally
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Meyer and Renee Luskin School of

Public Affairs

Offers B.A., M.P.P., M.S.W., M.U.R.P., Ph.D.

Policymaking. Social work. Urban and regional planning. If you’re studying one of these areas at UCLA Luskin, you’ll find frequent opportunities for collaboration across disciplines. And together, you’ll work to solve society’s biggest problems.

#13 best public affairs programs nationally
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Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of

Public Health

Offers M.P.H., M.P.H.-H.P., E.M.P.H., M.S., Dr.P.H., Ph.D.

At the Fielding School, you’ll share a home with one of the brightest and most diverse public health student bodies in the U.S., where students hail from 27 countries. The school has five departments, including Biostatistics and Epidemiology.

#10 best public health school nationally
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School of

Theater, Film and Television

Offers B.A., M.A., M.F.A., C.Phil., Ph.D.

Explore the ancient and sacred roots of theater and the latest secular rituals enacted by popular film. Create dramatic characters for the stage and dramatic narratives for the screen. Write scripts and scholarly articles, and make digital movies.

#9 best film school nationally