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#121 Overall Influence #87 Desirability Rank

University of California, Irvine

Public research university in Irvine, California, United States

From Wikipedia

The University of California, Irvine is a public land-grant research university in Irvine, California. One of the ten campuses of the University of California system, UCI offers 87 undergraduate degrees and 129 graduate and professional degrees, and roughly 30,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students are enrolled at UCI as of Fall 2019. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity", 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 was rated as one of the "Public Ivies” in 1985 and 2001 surveys comparing publicly funded universities the authors claimed provide an education comparable to the Ivy League.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

97,938

Acceptance

30%

Graduation Rate

85%

Median SAT Score

1295

Median ACT Score

28

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$11,442

Fees (in-state)

$2,311

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

38K

Under-Grads

32K

Graduates

6K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine CA 92697

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

14 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 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

#92 World Rank
Biology
#85 World Rank
Philosophy
#57 World Rank
Computer Science
#96 World Rank
Literature
#110 World Rank
Medical
#140 World Rank
Mathematics
#135 World Rank
Engineering
#93 World Rank
Psychology
#134 World Rank
Chemistry
#178 World Rank
Business
#154 World Rank
Physics
#138 World Rank
Political Science
#242 World Rank
Education
#146 World Rank
Economics
#200 World Rank
History
#280 World Rank
Law
#75 World Rank
Sociology
#73 World Rank
Anthropology
#136 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#579 World Rank
Religious Studies
#487 World Rank
Nursing
#315 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#85 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#151 World 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 Computer Science, Anthropology, and Sociology

John Leslie King

Computer scientist

Amitabh Joshi

Indian biologist

Arnnon Geshuri

Arnnon Geshuri

American business executive

Brian Wandell

Brian Wandell

Neuroscientist

Lisa Marie Scott

American model

Garrett Hongo

Garrett Hongo

Pulitzer-nominated fourth-generation Japanese American academic and poet

Erica Cho

American animator

Bernard Lewinsky

American photographer

Leon J. LaPorte

United States general

Rebecca Grinter

American computer scientist

Jill Ciment

Canadian writer

Michael D. Newcomb

American psychologist