University of California Irvine

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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
admissions@uci.edu
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.

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