Opportunities begin and thrive here.
A big part of what makes UCLA Samueli a fantastic place to become an engineer can be found right in our name: UCLA. One of the most well-known acronyms in higher education is well-known for a reason. Home to a thriving student scene complete with a full array of NCAA Division I sports (including a legendary basketball program), our vibrant campus is alive with opportunities – from nearly endless student clubs and organizations, to an incredibly diverse array of film screenings and art exhibitions, to world-class concerts and performing arts.
And that’s all without leaving campus. Once you do, you’ll find one of the world’s most diverse and energetic cities in Los Angeles. From our sprawling beaches and temperate climate, to an incredible diversity of restaurants and nightlife, to star-studded events you won’t find anywhere else, LA inspires you to dream big and succeed even bigger.
UCLA Samueli thrives in this incredible city, and we ensure that our students thrive as well. That’s why you’ll find student clubs, research opportunities, inspirational speaker events, and a diversity of minds and people, all supported through health and wellness services dedicated to both students and faculty.
So if you’re ready to discover your passion for engineering within this vibrant city and campus, we invite you to visit our admissions page.
UCLA engineers developed the first reverse osmosis membrane, an important technology to clean water worldwide. That research legacy continues at the school.
The annual event celebrates the outstanding achievements of the UCLA Samueli community.
Revolutionary technology seeks to break the “memory bottleneck,” greatly improving computer processing speeds
To help identify diseases, pathologists typically manually apply colored dyes, or stains, to label tissue samples.
25 undergraduates who received the scholarship visited the cast and crew as the show wraps its final season
UCLA electrical engineering professor Danijela Cabric shares an interest with iconic Hollywood glamour queen Hedy Lamarr: wireless communications.