200
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of California, Irvine / Department of Criminology, Law and Society is located in Irvine, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Applied Science (MAS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 47
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Research project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

234
Applied
130
Accepted
95
Enrolled
56%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

200
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.5%
Black or African American 9%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 9.5%
Unknown 5.5%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (68%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: White-collar and corporate crime; immigration, the poor, homelessness, and governmental regulation; sentencing, community corrections, and diversion; mathematical and scientific evidence in jury trials; legal and criminological theory development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Prof. Cheryl Maxon
Department Chair
Email: cmaxson@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-5150