2021 Student Population

A total of 36,303 students have enrolled at University of California-Irvine - 29,638 undergraduate and 6,665 graduate.
By gender, 17,387 male and 18,916 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 35,319 full-time students and 984 part-time students.
The number of students at University of California-Irvine is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Wisconsin-Madison and Florida State University, its population is average (average population is 38,919).
University of California-Irvine offers online degree/certificate programs and 34,140 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 17,387 male and 18,916 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.92 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (less women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total29,63828,990648
Men14,01513,641374
Women15,62315,349274
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total6,6656,329336
Men3,3723,218154
Women3,2933,111182

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 12,330 Asian students (33.96%) and 8,332 Hispanic students (22.95%) at University of California-Irvine(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at University of California-Irvine.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of California-Irvine
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native21129
Asian11,0995,3285,771
Black or African American586240346
Hispanic7,4552,8584,597
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander673532
White3,8321,9411,891
Two or More Races1,389650739
Race/Ethnicity Unknown348165183
Total 29,63814,01515,623
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of California-Irvine
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native743
Asian1,231583648
Black or African American18372111
Hispanic877372505
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1028
White1,965975990
Two or More Races253111142
Race/Ethnicity Unknown315169146
Total 6,6653,3723,293

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 30,641 students whose age under twenty five and 1,939 students whose age is over thirty years old at University of California-Irvine.
Especially, 805 students are younger than eighteen and 4 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at University of California-Irvine.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at University of California-Irvine
TotalMenWomen
Total29,638 14,01515,623
Under 18805 334471
18-1911,041 4,8426,199
20-2112,652 5,9766,676
22-243,886 2,1721,714
25-29895 504391
30-34227 122105
35-3972 4230
40-4943 1825
50-6414 410
65 and over3 12
Total 29,638 14,01515,623
Population by Student Age at University of California-Irvine
TotalMenWomen
Total6,665 3,3723,293
18-193 21
20-21133 5578
22-242,121 1,0371,084
25-292,828 1,4481,380
30-34955 504451
35-39353 187166
40-49223 115108
50-6448 2424
65 and over1 01
Total 6,665 3,3723,293

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At University of California-Irvine, 35,949 students (99.02% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 34,140 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 25,847 students live in California where University of California-Irvine is located in and 1,422 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total36,30329,6386,665
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes34,14029,2094,931
Enrolled Some in Online Classes1,8094211,388
Not Enrolled in Online Classes3548346
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)34,14029,2094,931
California Residents25,84723,4732,374
Other State in U.S.1,422513909
Outside of U.S.6,7335,2231,510
Unknown1380138

Online Enrollment Chart