University of California, Irvine
#102 Overall Influence#87 Desirability Rank

University of California, Irvine

Public research university in Irvine, California, United States

University of California, Irvine Rankings

The University of California, Irvine is a public research university in Irvine, California. UCI is one of the ten campuses of the University of California system, and offers 87 undergraduate degrees and 129 graduate and professional degrees, enrolling roughly 30,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students as of Fall 2019. The university is classified as an R1 University, and had $436.6 million in research and development expenditures in 2018. UCI became a member of the Association of American Universities in 1996. The university is considered one of the “Public Ivies,” meaning that it is among those publicly funded universities thought to provide a quality of education comparable to that of the Ivy League.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

95,059

Acceptance

29%

Graduation Rate

87%

Median SAT Score

1300

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$11,442

Fees (in-state)

$2,258

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$65,800

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

36K

Under-Grads

30K

Graduates

6K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine CA 92697

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

14k per 100k

Violent Crime

1k per 100k

What is University of California, Irvine known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#55 World Rank #19 USA Rank
Philosophy
#57 World Rank #23 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#45 World Rank #33 USA Rank
Political Science
#53 World Rank #34 USA Rank
Computer Science
#78 World Rank #38 USA Rank
Sociology
#111 World Rank #39 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#82 World Rank #41 USA Rank
Literature
#74 World Rank #41 USA Rank
Anthropology
#127 World Rank #47 USA Rank
Mathematics
#94 World Rank #50 USA Rank
Biology
#132 World Rank #50 USA Rank
Chemistry
#93 World Rank #55 USA Rank
Psychology
#167 World Rank #58 USA Rank
Physics
#123 World Rank #71 USA Rank
Engineering
#170 World Rank #79 USA Rank
Economics
#157 World Rank #85 USA Rank
Law
#205 World Rank #103 USA Rank
Medical
#193 World Rank #112 USA Rank
Education
#203 World Rank #115 USA Rank
History
#272 World Rank #166 USA Rank
Social Work
#241 World Rank #170 USA Rank
Business
#326 World Rank #200 USA Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#34 World Rank #29 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#141 World Rank #112 USA Rank
Communications

Influential People

Who are University of California, Irvine's Most influential alumni?

University of California, Irvine's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Computer Science. University of California, Irvine’s most academically influential people include Michael Chabon, Richard Ford, and Armand Marie Leroi.

Michael Chabon
Michael Chabon

American novelist, short story writer, essayist

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Richard Ford
Richard Ford

American novelist and short story writer

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Armand Marie Leroi

Evolutionary biologist

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Paul Mockapetris
Paul Mockapetris

Internet pioneer

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Pedro Domingos

Professor of machine learning

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Richard N. Holzapfel

American historian

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Alice Sebold
Alice Sebold

American writer

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David Benioff
David Benioff

American author and producer

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Russell Lande

American geneticist

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Patrick J. Hanratty

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Roy Fielding
Roy Fielding

American software programmer

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Chris Burden
Chris Burden

American artist

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