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Study Abroad Programs

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Study Abroad at UCLA

The Study Abroad at UCLA Program is designed for international students who are currently enrolled in degree programs in their home country and want to earn transferable academic credits. Study at a top-ranked university and experience life in Los Angeles much in the same way American students do.

  • Earn academic credit you can transfer to your university
  • Enroll in UCLA undergraduate daytime and UCLA Extension evening courses 
  • Study side-by-side with American students, working professionals, and other international students
This program is best for students with excellent English language proficiency (TOEFL iBT 91 or IELTS 7) and those currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.

Program Overview     How to Apply


Other ways to study abroad at UCLA:

Academic Intensive English Program (AIEP)

The Academic Intensive English Program at the American Language Center prepares students to enter college, university or certificate programs in the United States. You can refine your English language proficiency and academic skills while expanding your knowledge of American culture.  

  • Earn transferable credit for advanced English language courses
  • Enroll in UCLA or UCLA Extension courses for academic credit
  • Prepare for standardized exams (TOEFL, IELTS, and GRE) 

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American Collegiate

The American Collegiate Program is a unique opportunity for international students looking to begin their academic journey in the U.S. with the goal of transferring to an American university. 

  • Improve your English language proficiency
  • Enroll in UCLA or UCLA Extension courses for academic credit 
  • Acquire the cultural experience needed to thrive at a top institution

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Contact Study Abroad at UCLA

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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