University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Irvine, CA

University of California, Irvine Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline November 30
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 10
SAT II Scores Due January 10
College Will Notify March 31

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 22,526 26,757 49,283
Accepted 10,244 13,146 23,390
Acceptance Rate 45% 49% 47%
Enrolled 2,205 2,910 5,115

UCI Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.85 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(97% of Students Admitted to University of California, Irvine Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 490 to 610
  • Math 540 to 680
  • Writing 500 to 630
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 610 680 630
Bottom 25th Percentile 490 540 500

ACT Scores

(43% of Students Admitted to University of California, Irvine Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 21 to 28
  • Math 23 to 29
  • Composite 21 to 27
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 28 29 27
Bottom 25th Percentile 21 23 21

University of California, Irvine Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($70)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Very Important
Extracurricular Activities     Very Important
Volunteer Work     Very Important
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 1 1
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 3
History 2 2
Math 3 4
Science 2 3
Social Studies 2 2
Lab 2 3
Other 1 1
Electives 1 1

University of California, Irvine Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 23,765 (93%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,733 (6%)

University of California, Irvine Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($70)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 45)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores     Not Considered
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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