University of California Irvine: Admission & Tests

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University of California Irvine LogoHere is a brief overview of University of California Irvine general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of California Irvine admission requirements are pretty competitive - in 2013-14 this school accepted only 47% of the applicants.

The school doesn't require you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

University of California Irvine normally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$70
University of California Irvine requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of California Irvine is $70.00. The graduate application fee is $70.00. The first-professional application fee is $60.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Aptitude Test is a necessary part of the application. 97 percent of applicants at University of California Irvine submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 470 to 630 on Critical Reading, from 520 to 710 on Math, and from 480 to 650 on Writing. Hence if you scored above 590 in SAT Critical Reading, 660 in SAT Math, and 610 in SAT Writing, that should make you safe for being admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
440
550
590

SAT Math
480
610
660

SAT Writing
450
570
610

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a typical component of the application procedure at University of California Irvine. 43 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 20 to 28 on Composite, from 20 to 29 on English, and from 22 to 30 on Math. Thus, if you scored above 26 in ACT Composite, 27 in ACT English, and 28 in ACT Math, that will be good enough to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
18
24
26

ACT English
18
25
27

ACT Math
20
26
28

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(949)
824-5011
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to University of California Irvine, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (949) 824-5011 or check University of California Irvine Website

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