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University of California, Los Angeles

22 Expenses Reviews
4.14 / 5 based on 134 reviews
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Martina
University of Economics Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Financial Management, Graduate, University Agreement
University of California, Los Angeles
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Other
Other sources of funding:
none
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
Cause everything is about 3 or 4 times more expensive in LA than in my home country
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Overall, Travel, Nightlife, Food, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Accomodation- really very expensive. It's very helpful to find some other students and share the apartment and thus the costs together.
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Shahira
National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Political Science, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of California, Los Angeles
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
Family<br> Personal savings
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
I believe it has alot to do with the exchange rate and also being in Los Angeles, which is a city area alot of items or activities are more expensive.
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Nightlife, Food, Housing, Overall, Travel:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
none
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Javier
ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
Business Studies, Graduate, University Agreement
University of California, Los Angeles
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
A private grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Cost of life is more expensive.
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Overall, Travel, Food, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife, Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Utilities might take time (up to a week). Better have everything solved before moving in.
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Salsafanatic
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Public Health, Graduate, Nuffic
University of California, Los Angeles
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Other
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
USA in general is more expensive than the Netherlands
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Housing, Food, Telephone, Nightlife, Travel, Overall:
was more expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
YEah, make sure you can stay on campus.
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pauline
Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, United States
Latin American Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of California, Los Angeles
3.8/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Government assistance
Other sources of funding:
Other
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
LA is cheaper than Barcelona, except for housing.
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Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Food, Telephone, Overall, Travel:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Second-hand bedding
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Look for grants before you get loans. They are everywhere.
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Ruth
Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
University of California, Los Angeles
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Government assistance
Work opportunities:
It was not legal for me to work
Personal spending habits
Because rent and food in LA is very very expensive compared to NL
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Overall, Telephone, Food, Housing:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Nightlife:
was the same price as at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
none
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