What does it mean when a class is waitlisted?

What are waitlists? A waitlist is a list that students can join and wait for open seats in a class. If a student in the class drops, a seat opens up and is filled by a student on the waitlist. Being on the waitlist does not guarantee you a seat in the class.

Is it hard to get the classes you want at UCLA?

Around 30,000 undergraduate students enroll in UCLA courses each quarter. Competing for a limited number of spots in each lecture, discussion section or lab, students may find that the enrollment period is one of the most stressful times for UCLA undergraduates.

How does UCLA waitlist work?

UC Waitlist candidates are preselected prior to releasing decisions. The UC waitlist “order” is NOT determined by how quickly you respond. You may accept offers to be on more than one waitlist. Some campuses allow for a waitlist statement to be submitted.

Is UCLA an Ivy League?

UCLA has one of the finest academic reputations in the country, and is considered one of the “Public Ivies,” providing an “Ivy League” college experience at public university prices. UCLA is the fourth-oldest university in the 10-campus University of California system.

How many classes do you take at UCLA?

UCLA is on the quarter system, i.e., Fall, Winter and Spring quarters. Students typically take 4 classes per quarter. Each class is usually worth 4 units. You generally need 180 units to graduate.

Can I take one class at UCLA?

Students with undergraduate standing enrolled at any California Community College or California State University campus may enroll on a space-available basis in no more than one undergraduate level UCLA course per academic quarter (maximum of two courses per academic year) at a fee of $46 per unit.

What is considered full time at UCLA?


Enrollment Status Undergraduate Units Needed Graduate Units Needed
Full-time student Half-time student 12 6-8 8 4-5