2016-17 Year In Review Mobile Navigation Open


Take a look at some facts and figures highlighting our achievements in academics, athletics, philanthropic support and more

New Centers / Institutes

  • 6
    centers and institutes were created last year to enhance UCLA’s research and engagement.
  • Child Anxiety Resilience Education and Support (CARES) Center
    David Geffen School of Medicine
    Anonymous $10 million gift
  • Depression Grand Challenge Innovative Treatment Network
    Gifts from several donors
  • Luskin Center for History and Policy
    UCLA College
    $5 million gift from Meyer and Renee Luskin
  • Mani L. Bhaumik Institute for Theoretical Physics
    UCLA College
    $11 million gift from Mani L. Bhaumik
  • Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World
    UCLA College
    Gift from Anahita Naficy and James Lovelace in honor of Ebrahim Pourdavoud
  • Promise Institute for Human Rights
    UCLA School of Law
    Gift from Dream Fund and proceeds from the motion picture The Promise



  • 84%
    of teams (21 of 25) qualified for NCAA postseason competition
  • 7
    teams finished among the top 5 in the NCAA
  • 7
    student-athletes earned individual Pac-12 conference titles
  • 3
    teams won conference championships (women’s golf, men’s tennis, women’s water polo)
  • 64
    student-athletes earned All-America honors
  • 340
    student-athletes were named to the UCLA Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in Fall 2016, a campus record
  • 9
    medals (including 6 gold medals) won by UCLA athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics


  • 416,452
    alumni of record
  • 137
    alumni networks, up 6% from 2015-16
  • 11
    countries with alumni networks and 12 emerging
  • 914
    alumni events attended by 38,691 people in 2016–17


  • $3.36B
    cumulative total for Centennial Campaign goal of $4.2 billion by 2019
  • $650M
    raised in 2016-17
  • 59,136
    donors in 2016-17 (58% alumni)
  • 75,870
    individual gifts in 2016-17
  • 385,239
    total gifts during campaign (58% from alumni)
  • 73,706
    gifts less than $25,000 in 2016-17 (97% of total gifts for the year)
  • $82M
    raised for student support (up from $35 million in 2015-16)
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