13) University of California-Los Angeles
If you’d like to go to college in sunny, star-studded Los Angeles, you’ll be excited to hear that UCLA grads make good salaries on average soon after graduating. The median salary for early career alumni is $59,400, and the median salary for alumni who are mid-career is $119,900. Even though UCLA is a state school, it attracts many out-of-state students—just 56.3% of students admitted in 2017 were California residents. The school is also very competitive to get into, with a 16.1% acceptance rate. On average, students who were admitted to UCLA had SAT scores between 1280-1500, and their ACT scores were between 30-34. The average GPAs for admitted students was between 4.13-4.31. In total, there are 44,947 students enrolled at UCLA. The cost of tuition for in-state students is $13,256, and tuition is $41,270 for out-of-state students.
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