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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.
Undergraduates: 3,627 students
Graduate students: 1,298 master’s students and 967 doctoral students
Full-time faculty members: 173
Degrees granted 2017
Bachelor’s of Science: 785
Master’s of Science: 716
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
A UCLA-led study published in the journal Climatic Change found that college students who learned more about the environmental impact of their food choices made dietary changes that are better for the environment.
Co-creator and executive producer of numerous blockbuster television hits, including “The Big Bang Theory,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Young Sheldon” and the Golden Globe-winning “The Kominsky Method,” will address this year’s graduating class at commencement on June 15 at Pauley Pavilion.
UCLA Samueli has 13 full-time academic advisors on staff to help answer your questions (they have heard it all, so don’t hesitate to ask).
Researchers from UCLA Samueli School of Engineering are developing soft, bendable, responsive materials to use in the next generation of robots and electronic devices.
A kickoff scientific symposium highlighted some of the collaborative projects in computational medicine using machine learning
In 1973, UCLA computer science professor Jacques Vidal published a landmark paper, “Toward direct brain-computer communication” that both coined the term “brain-computer interface” and set the foundation for an emerging field.