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

University of California, Irvine

Public research university in Irvine, California, United States

About This School

How does this school stack up?

The University of California, Irvine is a public research university in Irvine, California. It is one of the 10 campuses in the University of California system. UC Irvine offers 87 undergraduate degrees and 129 graduate and professional degrees. The university is classified as a Research I university and in 2017 had $361 million in research and development expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. UC Irvine became a member of the Association of American Universities in 1996 and is the youngest university to hold membership. It is considered to be 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

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#34 World Rank #29 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#51 World Rank #37 USA Rank
Political Science
#53 World Rank #21 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#54 World Rank #18 USA Rank
Philosophy
#58 World Rank #36 USA Rank
Computer Science
#73 World Rank #41 USA Rank
Anthropology
#79 World Rank #39 USA Rank
Sociology
#81 World Rank #40 USA Rank
Literature
#91 World Rank #46 USA Rank
Biology
#94 World Rank #54 USA Rank
Psychology
#111 World Rank #39 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#118 World Rank #72 USA Rank
Engineering
#119 World Rank #93 USA Rank
Communications
#126 World Rank #47 USA Rank
Chemistry
#126 World Rank #49 USA Rank
Mathematics
#161 World Rank #87 USA Rank
Law
#162 World Rank #55 USA Rank
Physics
#168 World Rank #78 USA Rank
Economics
#198 World Rank #119 USA Rank
Education
#199 World Rank #102 USA Rank
Medical
#201 World Rank #115 USA Rank
History
#273 World Rank #189 USA Rank
Business
#281 World Rank #169 USA Rank
Social Work
#305 World Rank #187 USA Rank
Nursing

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 Religious Studies. 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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Alice Sebold
Alice Sebold

American writer

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Richard N. Holzapfel

American historian

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Pedro Domingos

Professor of machine learning

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Paul Mockapetris
Paul Mockapetris

Internet pioneer

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David Benioff
David Benioff

American author and producer

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Russell Lande

American geneticist

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Robin Hanson
Robin Hanson

American economist

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William K. Black
William K. Black

Economist, author

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Jon Lovitz
Jon Lovitz

Actor from the United States

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