Established in 1965, University of California, Irvine is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Irvine (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited/recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of California, Irvine (UCI) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of California, Irvine (UCI) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 51 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.