29,307
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,438
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
36
36%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of California, Irvine is a University institution located in Irvine, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools
260 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, CA  92697-1075
United States
Contact Email: admissions@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-6703
Fax: 949-824-2951

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Chinese Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Genetics Checkmark
Microbiology And Immunology Checkmark
Neurobiology And Anatomy Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Information Resources Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Related Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Informatics Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Korean Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Nursing Science Checkmark
Pharmaceutical Sciences Checkmark
Public Health Related Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Science Checkmark
Human Biology Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Physics Related Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Social Psychology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Musical Theater Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85,102
Applied
31,063
Accepted
29,307
Enrolled
37%
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Female Admissions

44,949
Females Applied
16,783
Females Accepted
37%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

40,153
Males Applied
14,280
Males Accepted
36%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.97
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 30th March 31st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th April 30th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 631 580 680
SAT Math 655 590 730

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,442
In-state
40,434
Out-of-state
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Fees

4,172
Full-time student fees
15,263
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

23,438
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,886
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,504
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,956
Avg. Loan Aid
7,783
Avg. Grant Aid
19,731
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

29,307
Total undergrad students
17%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.45%
Black or African American 1.92%
White or Caucasian 13.96%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.05%
Asian 35.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.3%
Two or more races 3.82%
Other 1.09%

Gender

Male (47.33%)
Female (52.67%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 39%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Celebrate UCI (open house), Homecoming and Shocktoberfest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities Checkmark

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

1,634
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,290
Part-time - 344
Male - 985
Female - 649