Thank You

For Your Generous Support!

As student-athlete scholarship costs and the overall cost of providing the best possible UCLA student-athlete experience continue to rise, UCLA Athletics would not be a leader in the NCAA without the support of each and every Wooden Athletic Fund member. Here is how your support of the Wooden Athletic Fund positively impacts nearly 700 student-athletes at UCLA.

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Student Athletes

Invest In the UCLA

Student-Athlete Experience!

Here is how your support of the Wooden Athletic Fund positively enhances the student-athlete experience for nearly 700 student-athletes at UCLA.

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6.6 Million

Nutrition and Athletic Performance

  • 18 Full -Time Staff, Student- Athlete Meals, Nutrition Station
  • $1,000 covers snacks for one student-athlete for an academic year
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4.3 Million

Sports Medicine and Wellness

  • 21 Full-Time Staff, Mental Health, Medical Expenses
  • $30,000 covers therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation equipment
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2.2 Million

Academic Support & Development

  • 50 Full-Time Tutors and Operating Costs
  • $6,500 covers books for one student-athlete per academic year
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6.6 Million

Student-Athlete Services

  • 11 Full-Time Staff, Operating Costs
  • $15,000 covers costs for student-athlete career development programming for one athletic team
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Approximate Additional Investment Above Cost of Attendance in the Student-Athlete Experience for All UCLA Student-Athletes.

This Cost Doesn't Include Any Game, Travel, Facility, Equipment Staff Expenses


Annual Cost of Attendance

Tuition, Room, Board and Books and Fees


576 Scholarship Recipients

WAF Membership



WAF Renewal Distributed

May 1

WAF Renewal Deadline


Football season tickets will arrive electronically


Basketball season tickets will arrive electronically

What Is the Impact Of

Wooden Athletic
Fund Support?

The revenue from Wooden Athletic Fund contributions makes a critical impact on the following areas:

Student- Athlete Scholarships

Athletic Training & nutrtion

Academic Support Services


Coaching Compensation & Retention

Total Scholarship Cost for UCLA Athletics

UCLA Athletics pays UCLA for 100% of in-State and out-of-state scholarship costs, including tuition, room, board, and fees for each scholarship student-athlete who competes for UCLA.

By the Numbers:


UCLA student-athlete graduation rate


Estimated 2023-24 Scholarship cost for UCLA Athletics


UCLA ranking among U.S. Public Institutions by US News & World Report


Amount of UCLA Athletics” annual revenue that comes from Donations
(Wooden Athletic Fund, individual sports, endowment income)


Number of Scholarships provided to UCLA student-athletes