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Facts And Figures

The UCLA name in itself conjures up images of sun, palm trees and a bustling community of social and tech-driven activities. Of course we have those, but UCLA Samueli also more than holds its own in the traditional school ranking systems. In fact, we are consistently ranked in the top 10 among U.S. public engineering schools and is one of the top engineering programs in the world. In addition, the school’s master’s online program is ranked No. 1 public and No. 2 overall by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA Samueli has earned its place at the forefront of interdisciplinary research and education through the very active efforts of our students, faculty and alumni.

Enrollment 2021-2022
Undergraduates: 4,081 students
Graduate students: 2,503

Full-time faculty members: 193

Degrees granted 2020-2021
Bachelor’s of Science: 1,051
Master’s of Science: 645
Ph.D.: 144

Seven Academic Departments and the Affiliated Department of Computational Medicine:
Bioengineering; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

UCLA has been ranked the #1 public university in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for four straight years. UCLA Samueli is a tightly knit community of 190 full-time faculty members, more than 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students, as well as 40,000 active alumni. Known as the birthplace of the internet. UCLA Samueli is also where countless other fields took some of their first steps – from artificial intelligence to reverse osmosis, from mobile communications to human prosthetics. In 2021, UCLA became the first university to win an XPRIZE with a UCLA Samueli team awarded a $7.5 million grand prize in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE. UCLA Samueli is consistently ranked in the Top 10 among U.S. public engineering schools. The school is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 public university (No. 2 overall in 2021) for its online master’s program.

38 affiliated faculty members are in the National Academy of Engineering