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

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

South and Southwest of Campus

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

East of Campus

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

The San Fernando Valley

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.