For the second consecutive year, UCLA ranked No. 5 in Kiplinger Personal Finance’s list of “Best Values in Public Colleges.”
The report takes into consideration admission and retention rates, student-faculty ratio and four-year graduation rate, as well as tuition, financial aid and student debt at graduation. Kiplinger noted that 83 percent of UCLA’s student financial aid needs are met, and that the average cost for in-state students, once need-based aid is included, is $8,510.
Kiplinger referenced UCLA’s academics and campus life, noting that students can choose courses from among 109 academic departments and participate in more than 1,000 student clubs and organizations. The report also cited the plethora of internship and job opportunities within Los Angeles.
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