The University of California, Los Angeles, also known by its acronym, UCLA, is a public university that belongs to the University of California. Founded in 1919, it is the third oldest campus in the University of California system and is particularly renowned for its research. With about 45 500 students, UCLA counts with 14 Nobel laureates and 13 MacArthur Foundation members.
UCLA holds the following positions in the rankings of universities:
- Nº 14 best university in the world. / Nº 11 best American university. Shangai Ranking-Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2021.
- Nº 18 best university in the world. Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) 2020-2021.
- Nº 20 best American university. U.S.News-Best National University Rankings 2022.
- Nº 20 best university in the world. Times Higher Education-The World University Rankings 2022.
- Nº 40 best university in the world. QS World University Rankings 2022.