University of California-Los Angeles, founded in 1919, is a large public university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It has approximately 30,000 undergraduates and an urban campus that never loses momentum! The university has Nobel Prize, Fields Medal & MacArthur-winning faculty, and is alma mater to superstars such as Jim Morrison and James Franco. UCLA students are welcomed with the beginning-of-the-year Bruin Bash, are beyond proud of their water polo team and kill it at the Rose Bowl Stadium! Nearly 13% of the student body participates in the Greek scene, while public service and student media groups are other ways to make the most of its bustling campus life. Students also get access to lucrative internships, research opportunities, part-time and full-time jobs on and off-campus. The university is five miles away from the Pacific Ocean and close to Bel Air and Beverly Hills, bringing in the sun, beach breeze and laidback Californian lifestyle. UCLA, known for having the most number of undergrad applicants, offers a well-rounded college experience.