UCI Description

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.

Quick Facts about University of California, Irvine

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

UCI Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  13 reviews
3 star
  2 reviews
2 star
 
1 star
 

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

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

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:
3

Detailed Ratings

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.

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UCI Students

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

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
82%
Graduate
18%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
99%
Part-Time
1%

Gender of Students

Women
57%
Men
43%

Ethnic Diversity

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

International Students

International
6%
Domestic
94%

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