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9 Reasons Why You Should Attend UCLA

For nearly 100 years, UCLA has been a pioneer, persevering through impossibility, turning the futile into the attainable.

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1. Award Winning Faculty

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Faculty are Nobel Prize winners, Fields Medal recipients and MacArthur Fellows like Andrea Ghez, who is a leading mind in understanding the mechanics of the universe.

2. World-Class Research

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Consistently ranks among the top-five public universities and colleges nationwide. As a freshman, you’ll have every opportunity to work on real, publishable research that has a profound effect on the world.

4. Amazing Location

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The campus is located in the heart of Westwood, one of the most iconic and safest areas in one of the most vibrant, diverse cities in the world.

7. Volunteering and Community Service

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UCLA attracts doers. It's ranked as one of the top universities for public service in the nation, offering students a breadth of volunteer opportunities.