Why should I study in Los Angeles, USA?

why should I study in Los Angeles

5 reasons to study abroad in Los Angeles, USA

Officially named the City of Los Angeles, it is also known as Los Angeles, or LA. The city’s name is Spanish for ‘The Angels’.

  1. How big is Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is the most populous city in California, USA – averaging about 4 million residents and covers some 469 square miles (1,210 km2). It is the second-most populous city in the US after New York City. If a large and busy metropolitan city sounds exciting, then Los Angeles might be the perfect study abroad destination for you.

  1. How many universities and colleges are located in, or around Los Angeles, USA?

There are about 230 colleges and universities in or near the Los Angeles, California, area. To explore some of Los Angeles’ colleges and universities, click on the university names below, or visit our ‘Study in the United States’ page.


  1. Can I study in Los Angeles, USA without knowing English?

English is the main language of instruction in the USA. Students interested in studying in Los, Angeles, USA will need to be able to show proof of English proficiency. To receive an English language certificate like the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), four parts of the language are tested, including: reading, listening, speaking and writing. For more information on IELTS, or TOEFL, click here.

  1. Is Los Angeles a good place to study in the USA?

The City of Angels is home to the rich and famous, the young and the restless, and is the perfect place to develop your inner artist. Being one of the largest economies in the world, and an international hub for entertainment, education, information, and technology - Los Angeles might be your perfect study destination.

  1. What is Los Angeles famous for?

Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood, the entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis, making it a popular place to study for locals and international students alike. The city offers something for everybody and we are sure you will find your place.

If you’re considering pursuing a degree abroad, then let us help you find the best university for you. U-Multirank’s ‘For students’ track offers personalised university comparisons, so you can find the university that best matches you. Create your own personalised university rankings today, and compare universities according to what matters most to you.  To start, make sure to select your desired study destination and we’ll help guide you through the rest.


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