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/

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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. 

University of California-Irvine is a public university located in Irvine, CA. The university covers an area of 1,527 acres. The University of California-Irvine is part of the University of California group. University of California-Irvine was founded in the year 1965. The motto of the University of California-Irvine is Fiat lux (Latin) and its official colors are uci blue and uci gold. Out of total 35,220 (2019) students enrolled at UCI, 30,382 belong to undergraduate courses while 6,526 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 5,596 (2019) who teach various courses to the students. Interestingly, University of California-Irvine has an ethnically diverse student population. At UCI around 36% are Asian, 26% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 17% are Non-resident alien. And, at the university, around 96% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. In its 55 years of existence, UCI has produced several known personalities like Jon Lovitz (Businessperson, Comedian), Greg Louganis (Model, Author), Lisa Marie Scott (Model), and Tonantzin Carmelo (Actor, Dancer). University of California-Irvine's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I – Big West. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. UCI offers a total of 354 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education). $1 billion (2019) is the total value of endowment of the University of California-Irvine.

Location & Contact

Address

501 Aldrich Hall

Contact

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

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. University of California-Irvine has been ranked at the 87th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

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

FALSE

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

The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $70, as part of the admission process at UCI. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1170-1420 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at University of California-Irvine is 28. However, those getting an ACT score less than 24 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, California 92697. They can also call them at (949) 824-5011.

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

Before applying to UCI, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $49,139. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

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

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At UCI, $16,135 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. At University of California-Irvine, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UCI, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 48% and 52%, respectively.

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 financial aid department of University of California-Irvine helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at University of California-Irvine is around $8,364 and the federal grant is $5,150. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $11,201 as well as institutional aid worth $8,364. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UCI based on students' financial needs add up to $1,374,717 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $8,537,257.

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