Neighborhood Profiles

From the beach cities of Venice and Santa Monica to the mansions of Bel Air and Beverly Hills, Los Angeles offers such a diverse array of neighborhoods that one of them is sure to fit your lifestyle and budget. The following descriptions should help you narrow your choice.

Closest to Campus: The communities closest to UCLA include Westwood, West Los Angeles, Brentwood, Bel Air, Rancho Park, Santa Monica, and Pacific Palisades.

East of Campus: The communities to the east of UCLA include Beverly Hills, Century City, Pico-Robertson, and West Hollywood.

South and Southwest of Campus: To the south and southwest of UCLA are the communities of Palms, Culver City, Mar Vista, and Venice.

The San Fernando Valley: To the north of UCLA is the San Fernando Valley, which includes the communities of Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Encino, Tarzana, Woodland Hills, Canoga Park, Studio City, and North Hollywood.