Facts And Figures
Undergraduates: 3,331 students
Graduate students: 2,185
Full-time faculty members: 192
Degrees granted 2019-2020
Bachelor’s of Science: 940
Master’s of Science: 565
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
UCLA was recently ranked the #1 public university in the nation by U.S. News & World report. UCLA Samueli includes more than 6000 undergraduate and graduate students and 190 full-time faculty members and is in the midst of its largest growth since the school was founded. The school is ranked No.1 public university (No. 2 in 2021 overall) for its online master’s program by U.S. News & World Report.
38 affiliated faculty members are in the National Academy of Engineering
On Feb. 18, UCLA electrical engineering graduate student Mark Nasielski, held a jar of peanuts tightly in his hand for good luck as he watched the NASA Perseverance rover descend into Mar’s Jezero Crater.
A group of UCLA engineers has become the first university team to win the grand prize in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE global competition.
From the First Four to the Final Four, the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team advanced to the national semifinals of the 2021 NCAA Tournament in one of the most riveting runs since the team’s last Final Four appearance in 2008.
A perfect blend of nervousness, excitement and fulfillment ran through her as UCLA mechanical engineering alumna Ny Sou Okon ’02 watched NASA’s Perseverance rover land on Mars on February 18.
On a Saturday morning in late January, more than 200 people from across the globe hopped online to participate in QWER Hacks, UCLA’s first-ever LGBTQIA+ hackathon.
UCLA mechanical engineering alumna Anais Zarifian ’16 has had an amazing career “win” with the recent Mars Perseverance rover landing.