American Collegiate LA

Location Los Angeles
Established 1878
Famous For University Transfer Programs


American Collegiate LA is a private educational institution located in the Westwood Village of Los Angeles. A constituent college of the American University, it provides comprehensive transfer university programs in various disciplines. The courses at the college have been designed specifically for undergraduate students in order to prepare them for admission to the top American and international universities.  

The programs at American Collegiate LA are delivered in collaboration with UCLA Extension, which enables students to complete classes for the first two years through the ACLA Extension. This arrangement also leads to certifications from UCLA, benefitting students in terms of better network opportunities through the UCLA Alumni Association and various job opportunities that can be accessed through the UCLA Career Center's online job board. 

Services for International Students

The College provides comprehensive academic support, one-on-one career coaching, and professional development, including resume writing and workshops, visa services and guidance for housing facilities. Students get expert guidance for the university transfer process from start to finish.


American Collegiate LA doesn't arrange off-campus housing at or around its premises but highly recommends students access the UCLA Extension housing resources.

About Location

Westwood Village is located in Los Angeles, which is known as the entertainment capital of the world. Being situated in Southern California along the Pacific Ocean, LA has over 75 miles of coastline which the students can enjoy by driving on the scenic roadways and relaxing on the sandy beaches.

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