University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Humanities in Los Angeles, United States of America.
This destination is not available for the academic year 2023-24
This exchange destination is only available for master students.
There are currently no student experiences available.
UCLA academic year is based on the quarter system: 3 terms, 10 weeks each.
Fall term: approximately mid September – mid December
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
Students must enrol in a minimum of 8 units per quarter. Students can take courses in the Humanities and Arts. Some undergraduate academic departments have course restrictions, such as Theater, Film and Television.
|Courses at Master’s level|
|Language of instruction|
On-campus housing is available but not guaranteed. Exchange students must be enrolled full-time (12 or more units for undergraduates and 8 or more units for graduates) to apply for UCLA housing.
If on-campus housing is not available, the Community Housing Office provides information about housing possibilities in the area, including apartments, rooms, hotels, and other accommodations.
|Estimated living costs per month|
This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.
The cost of living in Los Angeles may be significantly higher than what most students are used to. Although expenses will vary depending on each student's personal budget and needs, UCLA estimates the minimum cost of living to be about $6,500 per quarter and up to $27,000 for a full academic year.
You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table.
|Number of places available|
1 place per year. One term only.
Exchange students are required to purchase the UCLA Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) which meets immigration and campus requirements for J-1 visa holders.
Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).
You can also see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!