About University of California, Irvine (UCI)
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
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
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.