UCLA Extension in Los Angeles


Earn Transferable Credit and Enhance Your Academic Profile

Join UCLA’s Global Alumni Base

With 100 years of academic heritage and unparalleled access to Los Angeles, UCLA Extension offers extraordinary education opportunities in a unique setting. Studying alongside American students, you’ll build your cross-cultural understanding and prepare for your future.

A Valuable Portfolio - Get access to hundreds of leading US institutions by building your portfolio at a school with instant name recognition.
Alumni Status - 3,000 international students from 23+ countries attend UCLA Extension each year.
Signature Courses - Special courses help you understand the economic and political roles played by California and the United States in the world.
Program Certificate - Earn 30+ credits recognized by leading educational institutions across the United States.
English Language Excellence - American Collegiate helps you hone your academic English and improve your communication skills.
Peerless Culture - Los Angeles is a treasure trove of cultural experiences including performance spaces, museums, and sporting arenas, as well as the natural wonders of California.

The Southern California Experience: Los Angeles

From its heralded academic institutions, to its renowned tech industry as well as its world-famous film industry and gorgeous natural environment, Los Angeles is truly an incredible place.

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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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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.