Why Choose UCLA?

Located in the “world city” of Los Angeles, UCLA Luskin is a living laboratory that tackles problems facing communities around the block and across the globe. The School’s multidisciplinary faculty are known for policy-relevant research on a wide range of issues such as immigration, criminal justice, health care, global poverty, child well-being, education policy, environmental justice, transportation, and climate change. UCLA Luskin has for decades produced master’s and doctoral graduates in Social Welfare, Urban Planning, and Public Policy, and offered several undergraduate minors. The Public Affairs B.A. greatly expands undergraduate access to the School’s world-class resources and scholarship.

Become a Public Affairs Major

Students who are interested in pursuing the B.A. in Public Affairs must apply to the major. Click on the icons below to learn more about the application process for prospective UCLA freshman and transfer applications, and the application process for current UCLA students.

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