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University of California-Irvine

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Rating

Public

Type

38,105

Students

$41,196

Tuition

27%

Acceptance

#116

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Irvine, CA

501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, CA 92697

University of California-Irvine is a very large public university located in Irvine, CA ranked 116th in the nation. It has a total of 31,386 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 26.54% acceptance rate. University of California-Irvine offers 291 different majors and is best known for its Managerial Economics, Social Psychology, and Criminology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,442 for students from California and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Irvine is rather high-priced. 46.45% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, joining the workforce. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring home near $58,400 per year, which is 41% above the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$43,481
Above Average

University of California-Irvine

$43,481

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$65,117

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$46,901

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

27%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

University of California-Irvine

27%

National

69%
Sat

1170 - 1420

91% of students submit

Admissions Yield

24%

ACT

22 - 31

36% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

31,386Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

49%

In-state

83%

Female

51%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

4%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Biology/Biological Sciences, General6% Social Psychology6% Business/Managerial Economics80% Others

7% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

6% Social Psychology

6% Business/Managerial Economics

80% Others

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

7%

700 Graduates

Social Psychology

6%

670 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

6%

666 Graduates

Computer Science

6%

661 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

5%

511 Graduates

Public Health, Other

5%

486 Graduates

Criminology

4%

431 Graduates

Education, General

4%

398 Graduates

Economics, General

3%

329 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors18:118:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

18

Number of Library Books

1,517,542

Academic Spend per Student

$20,714

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

94%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$41,100/Year

University of California-Irvine

$41,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$41,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$58,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

46%