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University of California at Los Angeles Video Review

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The University of California at Los Angeles is located in Los Angeles, California. The most popular majors are psychology, political science, history, sociology and economics. UCLA offers bachelors, masters, professional and doctoral level degree programs.

The University of California -- Los Angeles is a public research university that boasts the largest enrollment of any university in the state. Considered a Public Ivy institution, UCLA is currently ranked #25 in America's Best Colleges report. The university's engineering program was also awarded top 20 honors.

UCLA offers many undergraduate research opportunities, from the entry-level Student Research Program to departmental honors programs. Research centers in science, engineering, mathematics, arts, humanities and social sciences strongly encourage undergraduate participation. The university's research centers are world leaders in stem cell and other medical research.

UCLA awards bachelor's, master's, professional and doctorate degrees in more than 300 programs through 17 schools and colleges. The five most popular majors are psychology, political science, history, sociology and economics. Pre-professional programs are offered in law, optometry and pharmacy.

More than 750 registered student clubs and organizations enrich the social, cultural and educational experiences of students. Students also support the UCLA Bruins athletic teams who participate in the Pacific Ten Conference.

UCLA has more applicants than any other university in the United States and is considered to be one of the 'most selective' schools in the nation, with an acceptance rate of 26 percent. Typical incoming freshmen have SAT test scores between 1,180 and 1,410. In addition, 97 percent of students graduate in the top 10 percent of their high school classes.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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