Gain admission into UCLA as an international student

University Bridge sends transfer students to UCLA every year, with an astounding success rate of 93% of our students gaining transfer admissions to a Top 40 US university. Our partner Santa Monica College sends more students to UCLA than any other college in the US. Furthermore, students attending UBridge @ Santa Monica College enjoy priority admissions over those students transferring in from other states in the US.


Our advisors were accepted to every UC school and have graduated from schools like UCLA and UC San Diego. UBridge’s CollegeCare program means you will get one-on-one assistance from your private advisor in-person and when you need them. Read on to learn more!

Want to learn about transfer pathways into UCLA and other top US universities? Don’t hesitate to contact us

As an international student

Your path to getting admitted into UCLA

Arrive in the USA

We will help from your entry visa to getting adjusted to life in the USA when you arrive. From housing and transportation to taking care of things like cell phones and internet bills and opening a bank account we have you covered. You’ll just need to focus on your studies.

2 years at a community college campus

You’ll enroll in courses at our partner college. You’ll have your UBridge counselor to guide you. If you already know where you want to go, we’ll help make sure you hit your target GPA.

Not entirely sure? We know the way and will strategize with you based on your interest and strengths.

Get admitted to UCLA

Transfer to the university you wanted to get admitted to and get your degree. 180+ guaranteed universities to transfer to!


Learn more about what it takes to get admitted to UCLA

Fall 2021 data shows that UCLA admitted 10.8% of freshmen applicants. The number for international applicants was even lower!

How can you improve your chances of getting admitted into UCLA?

In this video, Andrew Ullman explains what UCLA is looking for in international applicants, and how the University Bridge pathway works.

Admit rates

What does the data say about freshman admissions versus transfer admissions and how do you compare with admitted students?

Improving your chances

What UCLA is looking for, and how UBridge’s pathway programs work.

Case studies

Personalized stories about how two of UBridge’s students were accepted into UCLA.

Personalized advice

If you have specific questions after the video, you can connect with us via WhatsApp.

Want to learn about transfer pathways into UCLA and other top US universities? Don’t hesitate to contact us