University of California Irvine

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School Overview

The University of California, Irvine, also known as UCI, UC Irivine, or locally as just Irvine, is located in the city of Irvine California. The university has the fifth-largest campus of the ten campuses that make up the University of California system. On average the university has approximately 28,000 students, 9,000 staff and 1,100 faculty members.

General Information

Admission Office

204 Aldrich Hall

Irvine, CA 92697-1075

(949) 824-6703

Fax: (949) 824-2711



Contact: Brent Yunek

Director of Admissions, Acting
Main Address

Irvine, CA 92697

(949) 824-5011

www.uci.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 22,122

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 4,583

Degree-seeking undergrads: 22,122

Graduate enrollment: 4,432

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 49%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 94%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $7,556 $8,046 $9,363 $11,232 +19.96%
Books and Supplies $1,564 $1,601 $1,645 $1,661 +0.97%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $10,266 $10,527 $10,655 $11,400 +6.99%
Other $3,666 $3,672 $3,810 $3,772 -1.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,969 $9,245 $9,625 $9,849 +2.33%
Other $4,755 $4,786 $4,953 $4,936 -0.34%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $23,052 $23,846 $25,473 $28,065 +10.18%
In-state Off Campus $22,844 $23,678 $25,586 $27,678 +8.18%
In-state with Family $9,120 $9,647 $11,008 $12,893 +17.12%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $9,342
In-state Student Fees $1,670
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $24,444
Out-of-state Fees $1,670

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2,831 62%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,267 50% $23,922,577 $10,553
• Federal grants 1,106 24% $5,170,898 $4,675
• Pell grants 1,093 24% $4,083,803 $3,736
• Other federal grants 1,000 22% $1,087,095 $1,087
State/local government grant or scholarships 1,297 28% $6,697,683 $5,164
Institutional grants or scholarships 2,008 44% $12,053,996 $6,003
Student loan aid 1,738 38% $9,528,514 $5,482
• Federal student loans 1,669 37% $8,127,411 $4,870
• Other student loans 374 8% $1,401,103 $3,746

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 6284 1128 465 205
Architecture and Related Services 6 32 3
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning 32
Environmental Design/architecture 6 3
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 56 3
African-american/black Studies 6
Asian-american Studies 9
Chinese Studies 4
East Asian Studies 6
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 3
European Studies/civilization 8
German Studies 3
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american/chicano Studies 15
Women’s Studies 5
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 982 28 67
Anatomy 9
Biochemistry 9
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 9
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 905
Biotechnology 13
Cell/cellular Biology and Histology 10 2 9
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other 12 2 6
Environmental Toxicology 5
Genetics 5
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology 1 6
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other 8
Molecular Biology 4 10
Neurobiology and Anatomy 10
Neuroscience 33
Pathology/experimental Pathology 2
Pharmacology and Toxicology 1 5
Physiology 1
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 457 341 8
Business Administration and Management 341 8
Business/managerial Economics 457
Communication and Journalism Programs 78
Journalism 78
Computing and Information Sciences 155 95 44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 18 10
Computer and Information Sciences, Other 7 1
Computer and Information Sciences 73 33 31
Computer Graphics 2
Computer Science 55 35 2
Information Science/studies 27
Education 168 19 203
Education 6 103
Educational Leadership and Administration 19
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 162 100
Engineering 503 150 57
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering 32
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 96 10 15
Chemical Engineering 37 7 2
Civil Engineering 91 31 10
Computer Engineering 43
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 45 34 15
Engineering 1
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering 8 8 1
Manufacturing Engineering 2
Materials Engineering 39 19 4
Mechanical Engineering 112 38 10
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 174 56 12
Creative Writing 14
English Language and Literature 174 42 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 76 17 14
Chinese Language and Literature 4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 3 2
Comparative Literature 7 7 6
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
French Language and Literature 8 1 1
German Language and Literature 1
Japanese Language and Literature 14
Korean Language and Literature 1
Latin Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 37 6 1
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 235 6 103
Genetic Counseling/counselor 6
Medicine 103
Nursing Practice
Nursing Science 41
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other 8
Public Health, Other 186
History 115 10 15
History 115 10 15
Human Services 6
Public Policy Analysis 6
Mathematics and Statistics 75 10 12 1
Mathematics 75 3 12 1
Statistics 7
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 460 21 3
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 14
Cognitive Science 1
International/global Studies 316
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 130 21 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Environmental Studies 1
Physical Sciences 186 42 44 1
Chemistry 127 13 20 1
Chemistry, Other 2 2
Geology and Earth Science 21 9 2
Physics 38 14 13
Physics, Other 4 7
Psychology 768 12 14
Psychology 385 12 10
Social Psychology 383 4
Social Sciences 1542 82 28
Anthropology 93 8 3
Criminology 283 26 3
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 37
Economics 335 9 4
Economics, Other 1
Political Science and Government 415 13 9
Social Sciences 45
Social Sciences, Other 20 2
Sociology 325 6 6
Urban Studies/affairs 9
Visual and Performing Arts 416 55 15
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 44
Dance 50 9
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 105 23 3
Film/cinema/video Studies 98
Fine/studio Arts 88 11
Music Performance 22
Music 9 8
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 4 12
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Environmental Design B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Asian American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
European Studies B
German Studies B
Hispanic-American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Botany B
Cellular Biology/Histology B
Chem/Phys/Molecular Biology B
Ecology B
Genetics B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Business information management B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Engineering

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering B
Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Environmental Engineering B
Materials Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
Classics B
Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Japanese B
Korean B
Linguistics B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies B
Global Studies B
Neuroscience B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Criminology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of California-Irvine Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(949) 824-5011
Website:www.uci.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply
Address:501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, CA 92697
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:32,754
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):86%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:30,316 (93% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$13,360
Out-of-state Tuition:$40,042
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:68%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$18,506

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of California-Irvine Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of California-Irvine.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services111
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies9
Biological and Biomedical Sciences101513
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services321
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services334
Education2232
Engineering111110
English Language and Literature/Letters121
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics855
Health Professions and Related Programs492
History111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics133
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies522
Natural Resources and Conservation21
Philosophy and Religious Studies222
Physical Sciences1355
Psychology212
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences8107
Visual and Performing Arts1062
Grand total3888264

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of California-Irvine.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of California-Irvine and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,360
Out-of-state$40,042
Books and supplies$1,766

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,064
Out-of-state$28,166

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid3,88668%
Grant or scholarship aid3,62863%$18,506
Student loan aid2,34541%$5,467

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid17,27168%$17,202
Federal student loans10,10140%$5,565

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of California-Irvine. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of California-Irvine students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants77,81635,82641,990
Percent admitted100%39%42%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%9%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of California-Irvine Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment32,754
Undergraduate enrollment27,331
Graduate enrollment5,423

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of California-Irvine Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language (English Language English Language Programs and Accelerated Certificate Program in Teaching English as a Foreign )
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPB) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level programs offered outside a school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education, Commission on Accreditation
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions (University Montessori Teacher Education Program at UC Irvine)
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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