The Southern California Experience: Los Angeles


Explore the History and Culture of Southern California with Local Experts

The Southern California Experience

Study and live in the heart of one of California’s most vibrant cities – Los Angeles. You’ll share its famous streets with visionary business leaders, groundbreaking artists, and technological innovators.

Premier Educational Institutions - You will be in close proximity to world-famous UCLA, as well as its many other universities and colleges.
A Center for Industry - The United States’ second largest city, Los Angeles places you directly in the middle of incredible industry and innovation.
Innovative Research and Development - From new treatments for the Zika virus to smart windows that generate electricity, California is a wellspring for scientific breakthroughs.
Peerless Museums and Theaters - The Getty Museum, California Science Center, Museum of Contemporary Art, and Griffith Observatory are just some of the cultural riches located in Los Angeles.
Exceptional Outdoor Spaces - Explore deserts, mountains, coastlines and forests — all just minutes from campus.
Transportation to the World - LAX Airport, Amtrak Trains, Greyhound Buses, and rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft connect LA to the world.

Integrated English and American Cultural Studies

English language skills are the key to your success. We’ll help you build English language mastery while you explore the depth and breadth of American Culture.

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A Seamless Transition and Personalized Support

Get the most out of your study abroad experience. Our team will coordinate with you and your home institution to make your transition seamless.

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UCLA Extension in Los Angeles

With 100 years of academic heritage and a location in the heart of Westwood Village, a neighborhood of Los Angeles, UCLA Extension offers extraordinary educational opportunities in a unique setting.

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The American Collegiate Admissions Process is Unique — Just Like You

We’re looking for students who are ready to take advantage of all that Los Angeles has to offer during their semester or year, without the specific intention of completing a bachelor’s degree in the USA.