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.
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.