Facts And Figures
Undergraduates: 3,956 students
Graduate students: 1,110 master’s students and 1,082 doctoral students
Full-time faculty members: 185
Degrees granted 2019-2020
Bachelor’s of Science: 592
Master’s of Science: 732
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 consistently ranked in the top 10 among U.S. public engineering schools and its online program is ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report.
38 affiliated faculty members are in the National Academy of Engineering
Bloomberg recently announced its 2020 Data Science Ph.D. Fellowship, awarding UCLA Computer Science doctoral student Difan Zou with financial and professional support to pursue his machine-learning research project over the course of degree completion.
Yunfeng Lu, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received the 2020 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
UCLA Samueli to Offer One-Year Master of Engineering Degree Focused on Technical Skills and Professional Development
There is rising demand in high-tech sectors for a new breed of cross-disciplinary engineers who are well-versed in the technical, business and management aspects of technology.
A yearlong course on sustainable-building design with a pathway toward professional certification made its debut this fall quarter, thanks to the collaborative efforts of student engineering club Bruin Home Solutions (BHS) along with UCLA faculty and staff.
The Washington Post recently featured Aaswath Raman, a UCLA Samueli assistant professor of materials science and engineering, and his research using natural radiative cooling to lower temperature without generating greenhouse gas emissions that plague our ecosystem.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for scientists at UCLA Health to begin using a new method of COVID-19 detection using sequencing technology called SwabSeq.