University of California - Los Angeles

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University of California - Los Angeles
Type Public
Established 1919 (1919)
Chancellor Gene D. Block
Provost Scott L. Waugh
Location Los Angeles, California, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and gold
Nickname Bruins

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, California, United States, and it's one of the 10 campuses in the University of California (UC) system. The university's UCLA College and 12 professional schools offer 124 undergraduate majors, 98 master’s programs, 109 doctoral and professional programs, and 91 minors to more than 43,000 students.[1] UCLA is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] The university ranked 24 among national universities and second in "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Minor in Bioinformatics
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL:

M.S. in Bioinformatics
?? credit hours over 14 courses, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL:

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics
?? credit hours; "Our interdisciplinary Ph.D. program consists of an integrated one-year core curriculum, over 50 elective courses, research rotations, and an intensive research experience with one of over 45 faculty mentors from more than 12 departments."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "About UCLA: Fast facts". UCLA. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  3. "University of California--Los Angeles". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 28 November 2016.