29%

Acceptance Rate

$18,605

Avg.Financial Aid

001314

FAFSA Code

About University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

36,032

Website

www.uci.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

The University of California, Irvine was founded in 1965 and it is one of the 10 campuses under the University of California (UC) system. It is a public university and considered to be one of the “Public Ivies” which means that it is among those publicly funded universities thought to provide a quality of education comparable to that of the Ivy League. 

The university currently offers 87 undergraduate degrees and 129 master and professional degrees. The acceptance rate is 37% which makes it highly competitive. Currently, the administration leadership is in hands of chancellor Howard Gillman. The university also supports the research as they are hosts for many research organizations. 

Apart from the academics, there are over 650 clubs and organizations on the campus which give chance to students to join any club of their interest and can make friends. The campus has a number of residential options for students interested in living on campus and it gives an opportunity to interact with the different cultures and exploring the skills.

Location & Contact

Address

501 Aldrich Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9498245011
Fax: 9498245011
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Rankings

As per the U.S News list, it has attained the following rankings -

#36 in National Universities

#15 in Best Colleges for Veterans

#162 in Best Value Schools

As per the Forbes list, it has attained the following rankings -

#87 in National Universities

As noted above, it has a reputation for helping students in getting jobs for both undergrads and graduates.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

30th Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

29%

SAT Range

1190 - 1410

ACT Range

25 - 33

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

UC  Irvine is one of the most selective for college admission in the United States as the acceptance rate is 37%. Around 95,000 students applied for the freshman admission in which around 25, 000 were admitted making UC Irvine acceptance rate 26% for fall 2019. The best score of the SAT or ACT is considered for the admission of students.

For admission in the program, the university evaluates the student’s profile like the past records, achievements, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and competitive entrance exams score. Thus the acceptance rate is highly competitive the students are required to have a good profile with the good competitive scores for their enrollment. 

UCI offers high ranked academic and professional degree programs and welcomes talented and forward-thinking students which can bring a better society and for the better educational experience they offer number of specializations as well.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,014

Average Annual Cost

$11,442

Books And Supplies

$1,363

Other Fees

$2,258

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,263

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,935

Total One Year Cost

$34,261

The annual cost of attending the University of California for a full-time course for 2018-2019 is $34000 for on-campus nine-month expenses while off-campus it will be approx $32000. In this, the expenses include Books&Supplies about $760, Room&Boarding, and other expenses for both the states.

It is advised to have an in-depth understanding of all the factors that go into contributing the annual cost to attend university so that you can strategically plan your expenses

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

93%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

$9,851

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

648 Graduates

Public Health

560 Graduates

Biology, General

556 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

552 Graduates

Computer Science

425 Graduates

Criminology

359 Graduates

Economics

349 Graduates

Education, General

303 Graduates

Political Science and Government

282 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

261 Graduates

Sociology

218 Graduates

Psychology, General

211 Graduates

International/Global Studies

199 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

159 Graduates

Mathematics

150 Graduates

Computer Engineering

144 Graduates

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences,...

126 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

122 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

104 Graduates

Chemistry

100 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

97 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

93 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

92 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

91 Graduates

Anthropology

84 Graduates

Civil Engineering

82 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

78 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

76 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

74 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

60 Graduates

History

60 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

51 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

50 Graduates

Dance

47 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

44 Graduates

Journalism

39 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

38 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

36 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

36 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

34 Graduates

Physics

32 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

30 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

30 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

29 Graduates

Philosophy

28 Graduates

Human Biology

26 Graduates

Area Studies

25 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

24 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

23 Graduates

Music

22 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

18 Graduates

Materials Engineering

17 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

16 Graduates

Genetics

14 Graduates

Cognitive Science

12 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

12 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

8 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

7 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

7 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

6 Graduates

Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

5 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

29,736

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

42%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

14% White

1% Unknown

2% Black

26% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

17% Non Resident alien

36% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

78%

In State

20%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$78,086 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

41%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Anteaters

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

174

Total Female Athletes

200

Intramural Sports

18

Sports Club

46

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$41,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$58,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$12,002

$21,734

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 226

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,605

Students Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,082

Students Receiving State Aid

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,324

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,879

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$23,807

$30K - $48K

$22,562

$48K - $75K

$18,913

$75K - $110K

$11,962

> $110K

$4,230

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,374,717

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$8,537,257

The cost of attending the University of California the students who receive grants and other forms of financial aid through scholarships have to meet a net price of $11,062 as of 2017/2019. There are a number of financial aid options available to help students cover up the expenses made towards getting their degree. Student loans are a great way to cover any extra expenses that might incur.

University believes in creating an environment where students can easily access the opportunity and in the courses, students require financial assistance to make this journey easy thus university provides a counselor to students and their families for financial aids.

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