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 ranked among the top engineering schools in the world. 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 2019-2020
Undergraduates: 3,956 students
Graduate students: 1,110 master’s students and 1,082 doctoral students

Full-time faculty members: 185

Degrees granted 2018-2019
Bachelor’s of Science: 887
Master’s of Science: 731
Ph.D.: 157

Seven Academic Departments:
Bioengineering; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Ranks as the #16 overall and #9 public engineering school in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools.

The Birthplace of the Internet

38 affiliated faculty members are in the National Academy of Engineering

News

Large Droplet-Sorting Now Possible at High Speeds

Large Droplet-Sorting Now Possible at High Speeds

Bioengineers from UCLA and University of Tokyo have significantly increased the speed at which large liquid droplets, potentially containing individual live cells, can be sorted intact and in bulk.

Team to develop breathalyzer-like diagnostic test for COVID-19

Team to develop breathalyzer-like diagnostic test for COVID-19

A research team led by Pirouz Kavehpour, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering in the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, is developing an inexpensive and fast breathalyzer-like diagnostic tool to test for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

UCLA Alum’s App at the Forefront of Telemedicine

UCLA Alum’s App at the Forefront of Telemedicine

After experiencing a longer-than-expected wait time for a physician to see their two toddlers, alum Nick Desai and his wife, Dr. Renee Dua, decided to found Heal, a mobile-app company that provides medical house calls by doctors.

Dean’s Message to Class of 2020

Dean’s Message to Class of 2020

There are few milestones in life as momentous as a college commencement that celebrates your hard work and achievements. I am well aware of the rigor and diligence required to earn a degree in engineering at UCLA, especially for the graduating class this year.

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