University of California, Los Angeles Rankings

Founded in 1919, The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a top ranking research university located in the U.S. state of California. It is a member of the Association of American Universities.

The university is comprised of the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences.

Ranking Achievements:

- 24th overall and 2nd among public universities in the US News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2010: National Universities" ranking.

- Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science is ranked among the top 15 graduate engineering schools in the nation, placed 14th nationally in the US News Graduate Engineering Rankings 2010.

- 3rd in Education, 10th in Medical (primary care), 11th in Medical (research), 14th in Business, 15th in Law, 15th in Engineering (USNWR America's Best Graduate Schools 2009).

- 18th globally in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2009.

- According to the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings, UCLA is placed 31st in 2006, 41st in 2007 and 30th in 2008. It is placed in the World's top 10 for Arts & Humanities in 2008.

- 13th internationally in the Academic Ranking of World universities 2008. It is also placed 6th in Clinical Medicine, 10th in Natural Science & Math, 14th in Social Sciences, 22nd in Life Sciences, and 32nd in Engineering/Technology & Computer Sciences.

- 11th in North America and 13th in the world in the ranking of Top 500 World Universities published by the Institute of Higher Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China in 2007.

- 12th in the Newsweek's ranking of Top 100 Global universities.

- No. 1 in the US News Ranking of Clinical Psychology School in 2008.

- 2nd nationally with criteria based on research, community service, and social mobility (The Washington Monthly).

- Listed as one of "25 New Ivies" (2006 issue of Newsweek ).

- 2nd among all universities and the top rated among public universities for research spending in the sciences and engineering during the fiscal year 2004, according to a 2006 report by the National Science Foundation.

- In 1995, of the 36 Ph.D. programs examined by the National Research Council, 11 departments were placed in the top 10, and Thirty-one of the Ph.D. programs examined were ranked in the top 20. It is rated 6th in Philosophy, 8th in Anthropology, 8th in Geography, 9th in Classics, 10th in Aerospace Engineering, 10th in Geosciences, 10th in Electrical Engineering, etc.

- 2nd in The Washington Monthly National University Rankings 2007.

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