University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$13,753

$43,507

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
600
75th
750
25th
630
75th
33
25th
25
75th
31
25th
26
75th
33
25th
26
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

29%

acceptance rate

Accepted 29,301
Declined 68,637
Total Received 97,938
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Public

32,111

undergraduate students

6,948

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of California at Irvine, founded in 1965, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Biological Sciences, Fine Arts, Humanities, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Engineering; and the Department of Information and Computer Science. Its 1,470-acre campus is located near Newport Beach, 40 miles south of Los Angeles.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 39,059
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

1,475-acre campus in Irvine (population: 277,453), 40 miles from Los Angeles. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Los Angeles; smaller airport serves Orange County (three miles). School operates transportation to UC Irvine Medical Center and to on and off-campus apartments. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of California, Irvine
None
Irvine, CA
92697

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
98%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
600
75th
750
25th
630
75th
33
25th
25
75th
31
25th
26
75th
33
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Other application fee ($80 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) November 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

29%

acceptance rate

Accepted 29,301
Declined 68,637
Total Received 97,938

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

69%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$18,273

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,442
Room & board $16,677
Additional fees $2,311
Books & supplies $1,361
Total $31,791
Average Financial Aid - $18,273
Total with Avg. Aid $13,518
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 949 824-8262
F: 949 824-4876
finaid@uci.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, crew, cricket, cycling, dragon boat, equestrian sports, fencing, lacrosse, martial arts, power lifting, roller hockey, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, basketball, crew, cycling, dragon boat, equestrian sports, fencing, lacrosse, martial arts, power lifting, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, corn hole, dodgeball, flag football, handball, kickball, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big West Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
Anatomy.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Linguistics.
Applied Mathematics, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian-American Studies.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other.
Biotechnology.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Chinese Studies.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology.
Cognitive Science, General.
Comparative Literature.
Computational Science.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Engineering, Other.
Computer Graphics.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis.
Dance, General.
Demography and Population Studies.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Economics, Other.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental Toxicology.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Epidemiology.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
European Studies/Civilization.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Game and Interactive Media Design.
Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
Genetics, General.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
German Language and Literature.
German Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
Human Biology.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Informatics.
Information Resources Management.
Information Science/Studies.
International/Globalization Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Journalism, Other.
Journalism.
Korean Language and Literature.
Linguistics.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics and Computer Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other.
Microbiology and Immunology.
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Musical Theatre.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neurobiology and Anatomy.
Neurobiology and Behavior.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Science.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Pharmacology.
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
Philosophy, Other.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Physiology, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Social Psychology.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Sciences, Other.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Statistics, General.
Systems Science and Theory.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Business Economics
  3. Psychology/social Behavior

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

39,059

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

32,111
students

Female
52%
16,774

Male
48%
15,337

18%

6,948
students

Female
49%
3,370

Male
51%
3,578

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

30,586
students

Female
52%
16,010

Male
48%
14,576

5%

1,525
students

Female
50%
764

Male
50%
761

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Student Break-down

17%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
35%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Hispanic/Latino
13%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

quarter hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 95
Countries most often represented China
India
Indonesia
South Korea
Taiwan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
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