University of California - Los Angeles

University of California - Los Angeles Veteran Services & Resources

Is University of California - Los Angeles a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. So we've gathered facts about University of California - Los Angeles veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: University of California - Los Angeles GI Bill® Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on UCLA:

How Does UCLA Rank for Veterans?

University of California - Los Angeles was not ranked on the <nil> [Best Schools for Veterans list[(/rankings/veterans). This usually means that not enough data related to veterans was available.

How Many Veterans Go to UCLA?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

The VA reports that there are 7 GI Bill® students at UCLA. Around 0.02% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at UCLA is 44,589. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill® and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at UCLA

University of California - Los Angeles participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

University of California - Los Angeles does have a student veterans group.

Does UCLA Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, UCLA does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, UCLA does not offer credit for military training.

UCLA Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Yes Navy ROTC
UCLA does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Air Force
  • Army
  • Navy

Complaints to the VA About UCLA

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.

Notes and References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.

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