Campus Demographics

Nearly 1/3 of the UCLA undergraduate population are the first in their family to graduate from a 4-year university.

With such a large population of students, we are proud to share that our first-generation community is diverse in its nature of form of entry and adds to the vibrant student body.

In Fall 2022, 9,426 students out of 32,832 undergraduate students identified as first-generation.


In Fall 2022, 3,298 of the 9,426 first-generation undergraduate students were transfer students.

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The three most popular undergraduate majors for first-generation undergraduates at UCLA are Biology, Political Science, and Sociology.