Begun in 1919 as the University of California Southern Branch, UCLA is a world-renowned research university, especially known for its medical research and sports teams. UCLA has received $1 billion in research grants annually for the past three years.
UCLA is one branch of the University of California, and was the second campus incorporated by the school. The campus is 419 acres, located in Westwood Village.
Admissions information for both undergraduate and graduate applications can be found at the UCLA Admissions webpage.