Student Outcomes

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What’s the value of a UCLA education? It’s what you gain from our rigorous academic program, world-class faculty and remarkable learning environment. The leadership skills you build, the discoveries you make. The connections, spirit and camaraderie. And the remarkable things it helps you achieve throughout your life.

#1

Public University for Student Outcomes

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (2020)
91%

graduation rate for freshmen and transfers

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See Your Future Take Shape

When you’re ready to make plans for your future, turn to UCLA Career Center for counseling, career exploration, job placement and other resources and services. And with Handshake, their online platform, you can connect with employers and find out about career fairs, workshops, employer information sessions and industry meet-up groups.

Top Companies Who Hire UCLA Graduates

As you embark on your career, you’ll discover a diverse landscape of leading employers, many with a major footprint in Los Angeles, who seek the intelligence, innovative thinking, leadership skills and optimism that Bruins bring to the table. Here are just a few: Accenture, Amazon, Apple, Bloomberg, Cisco Systems, County of Los Angeles, Deloitte, Getty, Google, Kaiser Permanente, KPMG, Mattel, Microsoft, NBCUniversal, Oracle, PricewaterhouseCoopers, SpaceX, Target Corporation, Teach for America and Walt Disney Company.

List of companies UCLA hires from

 

#15

Top University in the U.S. for Employability

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (2019)

Testimonials

I was a double major in economics and American literature ... While I was in school, I went to a million talks by entrepreneurs, and I spent a million office hours with my professors, all of which lead me to my current role.

UCLA Alumni

Join a Network of 500,000+ Bruins

Who’s in our network? Innovators, visionaries and experts in fields around the globe. Empathetic leaders who strive to positively impact the world. And spirited optimists who believe in connecting with and supporting fellow Bruins as their lives take shape.

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Get Connected with Alumni

With over 2,000 alumni events annually, it’s easy to connect with Bruins with similar backgrounds and interests. Special events include Dinner for 12 Strangers, a UCLA tradition that brings faculty, students and alumni together over a shared meal. You can also meet alums through career fairs and workshops and through student professional organizations.

Testimonials

Headshot of UCLA alum Daniel Baker

I’ve been a UCLA Alumni Mentor for the past two years and have a couple really awesome undergraduate mentees. It has been great to help them with everything from choosing classes to working on resumes for summer internships.

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