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University of California-Los Angeles - Engineering

University of California-Los Angeles
Address405 Hilgard Ave
CityLos Angeles
LevelFour or more years
Total Engineering Students3627 (Undergraduate), 1298 (graduate), 967 (PhD)
PhDs granted(current yr)250
Total Engineering Teachers173
Total Engineering Research Expenditure$92343
Admission Rate (Undergrad)24094 (Applications), 3032 (Offered admissions), 789 (Accepted)
GPA (for Undergrad)95 [percentage of students ranked in top 25% of their high school class]
Admission Rate (Grad)6868 (Applications), 1916 (Offered admissions), 874 (Accepted)
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Application Fees
Undergrad Application Fees$70
Grad Application Fees$90
Tuition / Fees
Undergrad In-State$14632
Undergrad Out-State$42646
Grad In-State$17000
Grad Out-State$33000
SAT Score**
SectionScore (25/75) percentile
ACT Score**
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Engineering Courses/Degrees

Aerospace- Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering- General
Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering
Highly respected Engineering School. Low acceptance rate. Affordable tuition fees for non-residents (as compared to most other schools). UCLA has 13 Nobel Laureates!

Electrical and Computer Engineering
The department has three major research areas: Circuits & Embedded Systems, Physical & Wave Electronics, and Signals & Systems. GRE Average for last 5 years (average score of admitted students)- Q:168, V: 155, AWA: 3.69.
For graduate programs average GPA :3.74/4.0 or ~89/100 (so high GPA is quite important).

Computer Science
TOEFL Minimum: 87 or IELT: 7.0
Acceptance rate is ~10% (for MS and PhD applicants)
MS students do not receive any financial support from the department.
There is no minimum GRE score but students are expected to be in average range of accepted pool.

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Many majors are available like Structures, Hydrology, Geotechnical, Civil, Environmental etc. You should go through them on department's website before applying. Most students complete Masters degree in one year. For PhD degree it takes 4-6 years to complete.
Minimum TOEFL of 87 or IELTS score of 7.0 is required for Non-English speakers.

Engineering Resources

10. The University of Texas at Austin
11. Purdue University
12. University of California-Los Angeles
13. Princeton University
14. University of California-San Diego

GRE Scores and Admissions