Tuition & Fees

$15,514

$43,528

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
47%
500-599
32%
400-499
1%
700-800
37%
600-699
35%
500-599
25%
400-499
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
32%
500-599
44%
400-499
16%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 31,063
Declined + 54,039
Total Received 85,102
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Public

29,307

undergraduate students

5,935

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 4859
ACT 0446

Social Networks

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 35,242
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Irvine, CA

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.

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
22 fraternities 9% of male students
 
25 sororities 9% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
98%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
47%
500-599
32%
400-499
1%
700-800
37%
600-699
35%
500-599
25%
400-499
3%
700-800
8%
600-699
32%
500-599
44%
400-499
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
($80 for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 31,063
Declined + 54,039
Total Received 85,102

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Important

Character/ personal qualities

Considered

Geographical residence
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Patricia Morales
Director, Admission and Relations with Schools
P: 949 824-6703
F: 949 824-2951
admissions@uci.edu

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,022

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,514
Room & board $15,263
Books & supplies $1,357
Total $32,134
Average Financial Aid - $23,022
Total with Avg. Aid $9,112
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 26

State aid form
June 26

Other
June 26

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Other

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Rebecca Lynn Sanchez
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@uci.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
tennis
track (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Michael Izzi (men's)
Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics
email

Paula Smith (women's)
Deputy Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big West Conference
Mascot
Anteaters
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Administrative/Executive
Administrative/Fully Employed
Administrative/Health Care
Aerospace Engineering
African-American Studies
Anatomy
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Arts Computation Engineering
Arts/Humanities
Asian American Studies
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Chemistry
Biological Sciences
Biology/Education
Biology/Educational Media Design
Biomedical Computing
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering/Pre-Medical
Biomedical/Translational Science
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Information Management
Cellular/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical/Material Physics
Chemistry
Chemistry/Material Physics
Chicano/Latino Studies
Chinese Language/Literature
Chinese Studies
Civil Engineering
Classical Civilization
Classics
Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognitive Sciences
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Game Science
Computer Graphics/Visualization
Computer Networks/District Computers
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Creative Writing
Criminology/Law/Society
Critical/Curatorial Studies
Culture/Theory
Dance
Dance/Choreography
Dance/Performance
Developmental/Cell Biology
Drama
Drama/Theatre
Earth System Science
Earth/Environmental Science
Earth/Environmental Studies
East Asian Culture
East Asian Languages/Literatures
Ecology/Evolutionary Biology
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Educational Administration/Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary/Secondary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Analysis/Design
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health
Environmental Health Science/Policy
Environmental Science
Environmental Toxicology
Epidemiology
European Studies
Experimental Pathology
Film Studies
Film/Media Studies
French
Genetic Counseling
Genetics
German
German Studies
Global Cultures
History
Human Biology
Humanities/Arts
Informatics
Information/Computer Science
International Studies
Japanese Language/Literature
Korean Literature/Culture
Latin
Law
Literary Journalism
Logic/Philosophy of Science
Management
Materials Science/Engineering
Materials/Manufacturing Technology
Mathematical Behavioral Science
Mathematical/Computational Biology
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering
Medical Microbiology
Medicinal Chemistry/Pharmacology
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
Music
Music Theatre
Music/Performance
Networked Systems
Neurobiology
Neurobiology/Behavior
Neuroscience
Nursing Science
Pharmaceutical Science
Pharmacological Sciences
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology/Biophysics
Planning/Policy/Design
Plant Biology
Political Psychology
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology/Social Behavior
Public Choice
Public Health
Public Health Policy
Public Health Sciences
Public Policy
Quantitative Economics
Religious Studies
Social Ecology
Social Policy/Public Service
Social Science
Social Sciences
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Statistics
Studio Art
Transportation Economics
Transportation Science
Urban Studies
Urban/Regional Planning
Visual Studies
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

35,242

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

29,307
students

Female
53%
15,436

Male
47%
13,871

17%

5,935
students

Female
46%
2,724

Male
54%
3,211

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

28,851
students

Female
53%
15,235

Male
47%
13,616

2%

456
students

Female
45%
201

Male
55%
255

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Student Break-down

17%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
36%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
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 Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

28%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: November 30

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

quarter hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Kerry Ann Lekutai
International Specialist
949 824-9344
kerry.lekutai@uci.edu

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