University Visits

Oxbridge at UCLA offers a full program of college visits. Students travel with program staff on trips to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), University of Southern California (USC), and Pepperdine University, among others. Additionally, all students have the option to attend private on-campus sessions we organize with representative from UCLA and USC.  

University of Southern California (USC)

The University of Southern California is a leading private research university located in Los Angeles. It is home to the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and 21 other academic schools, including the Keck School of Medicine and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. USC’s Health Sciences Campus houses renowned specialized care and research in cancer, stem cell and regenerative medicine, and orthopedics and sports medicine. Alumni include the world-renowned architect Frank Gehry and filmmaker George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars.

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

Founded as Throop University in 1891 in Pasadena, California and renamed the California Institute of Technology in 1920, Caltech is an acclaimed institution of higher learning known for its research in the sciences and engineering. Caltech is probably best known for its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), founded in the 1930s and part of NASA since 1958. Throughout its history, the JPL has had nineteen spacecraft and eight instruments employed in active missions. Caltech has produced 17 Nobel Prize-winning scientists, and companies such as Intel, Compaq, and Hotmail were founded by Caltech alumni.

Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University is a private institution founded in 1937. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of just under 3500 students. Pepperdine's 830-acre Malibu campus was ranked #2 for most beautiful campus by The Princeton Review. It has top-ranked programs for graduate and undergraduate studies, with separate schools dedicated to business, education and psychology, law, liberal arts, and public policy. The school has graduated dozens of top athletes, including baseball player Randy Wolf, golfer Jason Allred, and beach volleyball Olympic medalist Nicole Sanderson, as well as actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry.