University of California, Irvine

country rank  21
world rank  24

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University Overview

Established in 1965, University of California, Irvine is a non-profit public higher education institution located in 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 and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of California, Irvine (UCI) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of California, Irvine (UCI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UCI
Founded 1965
Motto Fiat Lux
Let there be light
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 501 Aldrich Hall
Irvine (population range: 50,000-249,999)
92697 California
United States
T +1 (949) 824 5011
F +1 (949) 824 2087
Other locations Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 260 Aldrich Hall
Irvine 92697
+1 (949) 824 6703

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of California, Irvine's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1961


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society
  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
  • Board of Registered Nursing
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council of Public Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • National Planning Accreditation Board

Affiliations

  • University of California System (UC System)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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Online Courses

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