University of California Irvine: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

University of California Irvine is a large four-year, public school with 30,840 students enrolled. This school was established in 1965 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Irvine, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
132
Good
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at University of California Irvine.

University of California Irvine follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and provides 132 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Engineering, Biology, Medical, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
93%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at University of California Irvine is very high at 93% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of California Irvine is very good - 87%. Nearly 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of California Irvine is reasonably decent: 19:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$38,100
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - about $36,000 per year. The additional fees at University of California Irvine (not included in tuition costs) are about $2,100; this makes it a total of $38,100 annually.

Read the details about University of California Irvine additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
39%
Doable
According to recent data, 71,775 applications were submitted and 27,764 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of California Irvine in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
University of California Irvine provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of California Irvine, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
University of California Irvine provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 13,100 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of California Irvine. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of California Irvine appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of California Irvine Location and Maps



Post Address: University of California Irvine, 501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, California 92697, USA
Location Map - Street View:
University of California Irvine Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
University of California Irvine Location Map - City View

Learn More About University of California Irvine

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

California Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Our directory contains 207 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Oakland, Orange, Riverside, San Francisco, and 131 more cities. Around 10,200 accounting and finance diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for accounting and finance programs in CA is approximately $19,300.

Aerospace and Aeronautical
Get details on 15 aerospace and aeronautical schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Irvine, San Jose, Pasadena, Long Beach, Santee, Davis, and 11 other cities. Around 1,000 aerospace and aeronautical diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for aerospace and aeronautical degree programs in CA is approximately $29,100.

Art
Detailed information about 193 art schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Claremont, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Jose, and 126 other cities. Approximately 7,100 art diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for art degree programs in CA - $23,000.

Biology
Read about 197 biology schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Oakland, Sacramento, Riverside, San Francisco, and 128 more cities. Around 32,300 biology diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for biology programs in CA is approximately $20,100.

Business
Read about 259 business schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Oakland, Sacramento, Riverside, San Francisco, Irvine, and 156 other cities. About 61,200 business diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for business degree programs in CA is about $19,200.

Chemistry
Detailed information about 126 chemistry schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Riverside, San Jose, Irvine, San Francisco, and 84 other cities. About 5,900 chemistry diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for chemistry degree programs in CA: $30,300.

Communication and Journalism
Read about 181 communication and journalism schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Claremont, Ventura, Oakland, and 120 other cities. About 15,100 communication and journalism diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for communication and journalism programs in CA is approximately $20,900.

Computer Science
Read about 268 computer science schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Claremont, Riverside, Irvine, and 149 other cities. Around 17,600 computer science degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for computer science programs in CA is approximately $22,200.

Criminal Justice
Learn about 181 criminal justice schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, Riverside, Fresno, Sacramento, San Bernardino, and 126 other cities. Around 18,200 criminal justice degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for criminal justice degree programs in CA is roughly $11,000.

Dance and Ballet
Read about 102 dance and ballet schools and colleges in San Diego, Claremont, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Fullerton, Long Beach, Sacramento, and 75 more cities. Around 1,100 dance and ballet diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for dance and ballet degree programs in CA: $20,200.

Economics
Read about 96 economics schools and colleges in Claremont, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Irvine, Fullerton, Santa Barbara, and 66 more cities. Approximately 8,300 economics degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for economics programs in CA is roughly $32,800.

Education
Learn about 187 education schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Fresno, Oakland, San Francisco, Riverside, Santa Barbara, and 109 other cities. Approximately 21,800 education degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for education programs in CA - $23,600.

Engineering
We list 160 engineering schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Claremont, San Jose, Pasadena, Riverside, and 105 more cities. Approximately 21,900 engineering degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for engineering programs in CA - $29,500.

English and Literature
Our directory contains 189 english and literature schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Riverside, Oakland, Sacramento, and 117 more cities. Around 9,900 english and literature degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for english and literature degree programs in CA - $25,800.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Get details on 96 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, Oakland, San Diego, Fresno, Sacramento, San Jose, and 65 more cities. About 3,000 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in CA - $30,100.

Film and Acting
Our directory contains 77 film and acting schools and colleges in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Riverside, Burbank, Santa Monica, La Jolla, and 48 more cities. Around 4,500 film and acting diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for film and acting programs in CA is approximately $30,100.

Foreign Languages
Read about 147 foreign languages schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Oakland, Riverside, Sacramento, San Francisco, and 96 other cities. Approximately 4,300 foreign languages degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for foreign languages programs in CA: $21,600.

General Studies
Learn more about 214 general studies schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Oakland, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Fresno, and 136 other cities. Around 80,500 general studies degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for general studies degree programs in CA is approximately $8,500.

Geology
Detailed information about 78 geology schools and colleges in Claremont, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, San Luis Obispo, Irvine, Santa Barbara, and 58 other cities. Approximately 1,000 geology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for geology degree programs in CA - $28,300.

History
Read information about 159 history schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Claremont, Sacramento, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Irvine, and 107 more cities. Approximately 4,700 history diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for history programs in CA is roughly $23,900.

Law
Detailed information about 40 law schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, La Jolla, Claremont, Irvine, Santa Barbara, and 23 other cities. Around 6,500 law diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for law degree programs in CA is around $39,900.

Management
We list 293 management schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Oakland, San Francisco, Riverside, Irvine, and 159 more cities. About 66,200 management diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for management programs in CA is about $19,000.

Mathematics
Read about 177 mathematics schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Sacramento, Riverside, Fresno, Irvine, and 119 more cities. Approximately 6,600 mathematics diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for mathematics degree programs in CA: $24,700.

Medical
Learn about 302 medical schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, Oakland, San Francisco, Sacramento, Claremont, and 150 other cities. Approximately 31,800 medical diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for medical programs in CA: $19,900.

Music
Learn more about 169 music schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Riverside, Irvine, and 109 more cities. Around 3,700 music diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for music programs in CA is about $27,100.

Natural Resources and Environment
We list 111 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, La Jolla, San Bernardino, and 80 more cities. Around 4,900 natural resources and environment diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment programs in CA - $28,100.

Nursing
Detailed information about 222 nursing schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, Lancaster, Sacramento, San Jose, Irvine, and 132 other cities. About 26,100 nursing degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for nursing degree programs in CA - $17,400.

Pharmacy
We list 72 pharmacy schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Pomona, Riverside, San Francisco, San Diego, Bakersfield, and 49 more cities. Around 3,500 pharmacy diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for pharmacy programs in CA is approximately $30,000.

Philosophy
We reviewed 114 philosophy schools and colleges in San Diego, Claremont, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berkeley, Fullerton, Fresno, and 73 more cities. About 1,700 philosophy degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for philosophy degree programs in CA is about $29,100.

Physics
Our listing contains 141 physics schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Pasadena, and 99 other cities. Around 2,900 physics diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for physics programs in CA is roughly $25,300.

Political Science
Learn more about 150 political science schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Claremont, San Francisco, Monterey, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, and 95 more cities. Approximately 9,500 political science degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for political science programs in CA is roughly $30,400.

Psychology
Learn more about 218 psychology schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Claremont, San Francisco, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Irvine, and 134 more cities. Approximately 33,400 psychology diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for psychology degree programs in CA is roughly $21,400.

Social Work
We list 159 social work schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, Riverside, and 108 more cities. Approximately 18,600 social work degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for social work programs in CA: $15,900.

Sociology and Anthropology
We reviewed 167 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, Riverside, Irvine, and 111 other cities. About 14,000 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for sociology and anthropology programs in CA is roughly $23,200.

Theater and Drama
Read about 162 theater and drama schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Riverside, and 109 more cities. Around 3,700 theater and drama diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for theater and drama degree programs in CA is around $24,900.

Theology and Religion
Learn more about 90 theology and religion schools and colleges in Berkeley, Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Fullerton, Riverside, San Francisco, and 52 more cities. Around 3,000 theology and religion diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for theology and religion programs in CA is around $23,000.

Urban Development
Learn about 27 urban development schools and colleges in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Davis, Pomona, Burbank, Monterey Park, and 16 other cities. Around 1,300 urban development degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for urban development degree programs in CA - $33,500.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges