University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Irvine, CA

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University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine Student Essentials

University of California, Irvine Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Anteaters
Nicknames: UC Irvine, UCI
Website: www.uci.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $22,878
Out-of-State Tuition: $37,385
Retention Rate: 94%
Enrollment: 27,038
Year Established: 1965

About UCI

If you are looking for a California university that takes pride in offering cutting-edge research, character development and rigorous academics, University of California – Irvine is a great place to begin.

There are many academic programs to choose from at Irvine, ranging between different majors, minors, pre-professional study paths and undergraduate research. The list of majors and minors offered is extensive, including studies in Aerospace Engineering, Global Cultures, Japanese Language and Literature, and Music.

Many of the programs and departments are found in one of the many schools of University of California –Irvine, such as Claire Trevor School of Arts, School of Biological Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Law.

Students at Irvine can also take advantage of other offerings on campus that include study abroad opportunities, visits to writing and library research peer tutors, and peer academic advising. Campus life is also an important aspect at University of California, with facilities such as a Cross-Cultural Center, Bren Events Center and UCI Student Center, all available for students to access.

Scholarships and financial aid are available to students who qualify. For more information, visit UC Irvine.

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UCI Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 16 Reviews

81% of students gave University of California, Irvine 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

Overall, the atmosphere of UCI is great. It is a beautiful campus with great academics. The atmosphere does not feel as cut throat as UCLA or Berkeley, however it remains very competitive with all the talented students who attend the school.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating

The academic nature of this school is tough, but rewarding. If you are looking for a quiet college experience this is the place to attend. Parties a sgreek life are at a minimum, so don't expect much in that category.


UCI Map & Location

University of California, Irvine
204 Administration
Irvine, CA 92697


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Getting Around UCI

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Irvine, CA

Winter
Dec
63
49
Jan
63
50
Feb
63
51
Spring
Mar
63
52
Apr
64
55
May
66
58
Summer
Jun
68
61
Jul
71
64
Aug
72
65
Fall
Sep
72
64
Oct
70
60
Nov
67
54

UCI Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 22,122
Freshman Class 5,115
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 27,038

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 13%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 27%
  • Asian: 50%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 13%
African American 2%
Caucasian 27%
Asian 50%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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