University of California-Los Angeles Graduate School

University of California-Los Angeles (referred to as UCLA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Los Angeles, CA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UCLA is $13,883 for California residents and $28,985 for out-of-state students. The school has 14,007 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 46,430 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of California-Los Angeles (referred to as UCLA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Los Angeles, CA.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (2/28/1949 - Current).
UCLA Directory Information
School NameUniversity of California-Los Angeles (UCLA)
Address405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405
Phone310-825-4321
Webhttps://www.ucla.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.ucla.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UCLA is $13,883 for California residents and $28,985 for out-of-state students. The school has 14,007 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 46,430 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 357 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,985
$13,883 for California Residents
Student Population14,007
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs357 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at UCLA is $13,883 for California residents and $28,985 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023.
UCLA offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$13,883
Out-of-State$28,985
California Residents$0
Out-of-State$0
UCLA offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of California-Los Angeles is $13,883 for California residents and $28,985 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.97% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$11,442$1,504$26,544$1,504
2019-2020$11,442$1,511$26,544$1,511
2020-2021$11,442$1,587$26,544$1,587
2021-2022$11,442$1,594$26,544$1,594
2022-2023$11,700$1,622$26,802$1,622
2023-2024$12,264$1,619$27,366$1,619
The graduate school tuition & fees of UCLA is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,802 and the California graduate tuition is $21,930 (public) / $24,536 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of California-Los Angeles$13,883$28,985
All Graduate Schools$16,068$19,802
Public$11,516$20,721
Private$19,930
California Graduate Schools$19,839$23,084
Public$11,723$21,930
Private$24,536
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $23,468 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at UCLA.
On-campus living costs are increased by 2.55% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $23,756. Off-campus living costs are increased by 8.58% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$15,816$4,128$13,808$4,772
2019-2020$16,625$4,465$14,303$5,126
2020-2021$17,599$4,625$15,241$5,284
2021-2022$16,763$4,871$15,950$5,560
2022-2023$17,231$4,915$16,277$5,601
2023-2024$17,148$5,562$17,436$6,320
The law school tuition at University of California-Los Angeles is $53,010 for California residents and $63,517 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $42,184 for California residents and $54,429 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at UCLA.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of California-Los Angeles
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$41,994$1,622$53,663$1,622
Medicine$40,562$1,622$52,807$1,622
Law$51,388$1,622$61,895$1,622

Graduate Programs at UCLA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 233 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 4,994 students have completed their study at University of California-Los Angeles.
Offered Degrees at University of California-Los Angeles
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree11603,530
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship880856
Doctor's degree - other30607
Post Master's Degree2601
Total23304,994
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of California-Los Angeles by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Materials Engineering program with 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Management Science program with 790 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 338 completers.
University of California-Los Angeles offers 233 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 4,994 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 3,530 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 607 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 172 completers-
Architecture1$53,800
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning62$57,500
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology109-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 49 completers-
African Studies8-
East Asian Studies12-
Latin American Studies8-
African-American/Black Studies6-
American Indian/Native American Studies4-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies2-
Asian-American Studies6-
Women's Studies--
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 4 completers-
Communication4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 116 completers$122,100
Information Science/Studies--
Computer Science116-
Education [+] 207 completers$54,600
Education206$54,600
Foreign Language Teacher Education1-
Engineering [+] 510 completers$108,200
Engineering72$108,200
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering45-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering33-
Chemical Engineering10-
Civil Engineering89$67,200
Structural Engineering1-
Computer Engineering (other)1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering138$90,700
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (other)13-
Materials Engineering22-
Mechanical Engineering82$86,000
Manufacturing Engineering3-
Engineering (other)1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 19 completers-
Linguistics6-
Comparative Literature3-
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)1-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)1-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
French Language and Literature--
Italian Language and Literature--
Portuguese Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)2-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature--
Legal Studies [+] 314 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies285-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers--
Legal Professions and Studies (other)29-
English Language and Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Library Science [+] 52 completers-
Library Science (other)52$44,400
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 67 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences16-
Biochemistry--
Biophysics3-
Molecular Biology--
Molecular Biochemistry12-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (other)--
Human/Medical Genetics--
Physiology6-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology--
Molecular Pharmacology--
Biostatistics14-
Bioinformatics9-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)3-
Epidemiology4-
Neurobiology and Anatomy--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 70 completers-
Mathematics21-
Statistics13-
Statistics (other)36-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Sustainability Studies--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Philosophy1-
Islamic Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 78 completers-
Astronomy--
Astronomy and Astrophysics (other)4-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology12-
Chemistry36-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Geochemistry1-
Geophysics and Seismology3-
Physics19-
Psychology [+] 36 completers-
Psychology36-
Human Services [+] 173 completers-
Public Policy Analysis64$59,300
Social Work109$55,800
Social Sciences [+] 259 completers-
Anthropology9-
Archeology1-
Economics--
Applied Economics29-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics141-
Geography9-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography10-
Political Science and Government21-
Sociology11-
Social Sciences (other)28-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 161 completers-
Dance4-
Design and Applied Arts (other)9-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts21-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies88$31,300
Art/Art Studies15$22,800
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Music22$20,600
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 348 completers-
Dental Clinical Sciences--
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology7-
Medical Scientist6-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor10-
Public Health-$71,500
Environmental Health1-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine1-
Health Services Administration--
Public Health (other)176-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)147-
Business [+] 877 completers-
Business Administration and Management3$135,200
Management Science790-
Actuarial Science43-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)41-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total3,530
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Environmental Science4-
Architecture [+] 5 completers-
Architecture2-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 12 completers-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies8-
Women's Studies--
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 45 completers-
Information Science/Studies2-
Computer Science43-
Education [+] 82 completers$67,800
Education42$67,800
Educational Leadership and Administration36$96,400
Special Education and Teaching4-
Engineering [+] 164 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering6-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering26-
Chemical Engineering17-
Civil Engineering22-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering46-
Materials Engineering19-
Mechanical Engineering28$104,200
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 36 completers-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature2-
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)1-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)10-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
French Language and Literature3-
Italian Language and Literature1-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)5-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)7-
Legal Studies [+] 1 completers-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)1-
English Language and Literature [+] 12 completers-
English Language and Literature12-
Library Science [+] --
Library Science (other)--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 145 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences18-
Biochemistry--
Biophysics10-
Molecular Biology29-
Molecular Biochemistry11-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (other)--
Human/Medical Genetics8-
Molecular Physiology10-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology--
Molecular Pharmacology6-
Molecular Toxicology6-
Biostatistics10-
Bioinformatics10-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)3-
Epidemiology12-
Neuroscience12-
Neurobiology and Anatomy--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 46 completers-
Mathematics25-
Statistics21-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)4-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Philosophy5-
Islamic Studies--
Physical Sciences [+] 90 completers-
Astronomy--
Astronomy and Astrophysics (other)2-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology7-
Chemistry48$56,800
Geology/Earth Science2-
Geochemistry2-
Geophysics and Seismology6-
Physics23-
Psychology [+] 36 completers$53,100
Psychology36$53,100
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
Social Work5-
Social Sciences [+] 61 completers-
Anthropology5-
Archeology4-
Economics--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics21-
Geography5-
Political Science and Government15-
Sociology11-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 30 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies6-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Music12-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Dental Clinical Sciences--
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology3-
Environmental Health6-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine7-
Health Services Administration--
Public Health (other)9-
Nursing Practice20-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)4-
Business [+] 12 completers-
Business Administration and Management12-
History [+] 12 completers-
History12$55,400
Total856
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 338 completers-
Law338-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 269 completers-
Dentistry105-
Medicine164-
Total607
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 1 completers-
Civil Engineering--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering--
Materials Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] --
Comparative Literature--
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)--
French Language and Literature--
Italian Language and Literature--
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)--
English Language and Literature [+] --
English Language and Literature--
Library Science [+] --
Library Science (other)--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] --
Biology/Biological Sciences--
Molecular Biochemistry--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] --
Mathematics--
Statistics--
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] --
Philosophy--
Islamic Studies--
Physical Sciences [+] --
Chemistry--
Psychology [+] --
Psychology--
Social Sciences [+] --
Political Science and Government--
Sociology--
Visual and Performing Arts [+] --
Film/Cinema/Video Studies--
Musicology and Ethnomusicology--
History [+] --
History--
Total1

Graduate Student Population at UCLA

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 14,007 students enrolled into University of California-Los Angeles graduate schools where it has total 46,430 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 12,627 full-time and 1,380 part-time graduate students. By gender, 7,016 male and 6,991 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,0077,0166,991
Full-time12,6276,1466,481
Part-tme1,380870510
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,997 White (28.54%), 599 Black/African American (4.28%), 2,098 Hispanic (14.98%), 2,601 Asian (18.57%), and 4,712 students with other races. 3,717 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,0077,0166,991
American Indian/Native American391425
Asian2,6011,2341,367
Black/African American599244355
Hispanic2,0988441,254
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander17611
White3,9972,0841,913
Two More600260340
Un-Known339145194
Non-resident Alien3,7172,1851,532
University of California-Los Angeles offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 590 graduate students (4.21% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 920 graduate students (6.57% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total14,007
Enrolled Online Exclusively590
Enrolled Some Online Courses920
Not in Online Courses12,497
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of California-Los Angeles. 4,216 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.10% of total students), 4 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 128 students are aged above 50 (0.91%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of California-Los Angeles.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,0077,0166,991
Age 18-19422
Age 20-21262123139
Age 22-243,9541,9442,010
Age 25-295,8442,9112,933
Age 30-342,4221,2951,127
Age 35-39864437427
Age 40-49529256273
Age 50-641234776
Over 64514

Similar Schools to UCLA

Compare similar schools with admission, tuition, and more academic facts.
Arizona State University Campus Immersion (ASU Tempe) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tempe, AZ. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,389 for Arizona residents and $26,735 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 14,573 and it offers total 548 graduate programs.
University of Arizona (Arizona) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tucson, AZ. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $14,389 for Arizona residents and $33,961 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 10,652 and it offers total 538 graduate programs(10 online programs).
University of California-Berkeley (UC Berkeley) is a Public, 4 years school located in Berkeley, CA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $15,261 for California residents and $30,363 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 12,828 and it offers total 320 graduate programs.
University of Southern California (USC) is a Private, 4 years school located in Los Angeles, CA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $68,128 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 28,246 and it offers total 504 graduate programs(18 online programs).
University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boulder, CO. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $17,462 for Colorado residents and $38,020 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,551 and it offers total 210 graduate programs(4 online programs).
Oregon State University (Oregon State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Corvallis, OR. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $15,795 for Oregon residents and $31,698 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,387 and it offers total 265 graduate programs(10 online programs).
University of Oregon (UO) is a Public, 4 years school located in Eugene, OR. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $19,236 for Oregon residents and $32,709 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,598 and it offers total 233 graduate programs.
University of Utah (The U) is a Public, 4 years school located in Salt Lake City, UT. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,448 for Utah residents and $27,056 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,379 and it offers total 394 graduate programs(17 online programs).
Washington State University (Washington State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Pullman, WA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $14,400 for Washington residents and $29,567 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,927 and it offers total 362 graduate programs(4 online programs).
University of Washington-Seattle Campus (UW) is a Public, 4 years school located in Seattle, WA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $18,633 for Washington residents and $32,511 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 16,106 and it offers total 685 graduate programs(15 online programs).
Stanford University (Stanford) is a Private, 4 years school located in Stanford, CA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $59,499 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 10,234 and it offers total 239 graduate programs(11 online programs).

California Best Graduate Schools

Check out the best graduate programs in California and compare them to get right decision.
Stanford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsStanford, CA
University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA
Claremont McKenna CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA
Soka University of AmericaPrivate, 4 yearsAliso Viejo, CA
Data Source: