University of California – Irvine: Ranking & Review

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Irvine Rank United States Rank World Rank
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Top 1%

University of California - Irvine Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate37%35%38%
Applicants85,09239,09545,997
Admissions31,06313,78817,275
Enrolled undergraduates6,5453,0373,508
Enrolled total (including graduate students)35,24217,08218,160

4,543 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

100 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70. Application fee for graduates - $105.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores5,649
Percent of students submitting SAT scores86%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
615
Math
645

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,251
Percent of students submitting ACT scores50%
ACT Composite
28
ACT English
26
ACT Math
28

University of California - Irvine Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $33,858 $61,872
Off-campus $31,896 $59,910
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,861 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of California - Irvine provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 13,971 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $11,502 $39,516
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,236 $2,236
Tuition for Full-time graduates $11,502 $26,604
Fees for full-time graduates $1,898 $1,898

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Social Sciences 1,305 116 54 1,475
Engineering 813 297 86 1,196
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 739 357 9 1,105
Health Professions and Related Programs 736 81 96 913
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 648 63 80 791
Psychology 752 4 10 766
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 543 104 25 672
Education 306 132 7 445
Visual and Performing Arts 325 47 5 377
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 266 29 5 300
Physical Sciences 164 44 69 277
Mathematics and Statistics 150 43 18 211
English Language and Literature & Letters 118 34 3 155
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 78 12 11 101
Legal Professions and Studies 94 94
History 58 3 5 66
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 57 57
Philosophy and Religious Studies 32 10 8 50
Architecture and Related Services 28 6 34
Natural Resources and Conservation 29 29
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 29 29
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total7,1481,4255919,164

A total of 7,148 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of California - Irvine.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,016 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%82%87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%
  • Part-time retention rate - 64%

General info

Alternative namesUCI
UC Irvine
Founded1965
MottoFiat Lux
Let there be light
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff7,474
Instructional FTE1,973
Research FTE709
Public Service FTE34
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteuci.edu
Address501 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, California, 92697
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone9498245011
Fax+1 (949) 824 2087

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