National Universities
#44 in National Universities
World Universities
#99 in World Universities
California Colleges
#15 in California Colleges

Overview

University of California-Irvine is ranked 44th in National Universities, 99th in World Universities, and 15th in California Colleges.
Next statements evaluate University of California-Irvine by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $43,507.
  • The acceptance rate (27%) is lower (difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,295 SAT, 29 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 36,032.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (252 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of UCI are $43,507 (out-of-state rate) and it is very expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine $43,507

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $20,072

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of UCI are $28,456 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine $28,456

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $21,760

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of UCI is 27% and it is lower (difficult to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 27%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 58%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of UCI is 24% and the yield is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 24%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at UCI is 1,295 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 1,295

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 1,167

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at UCI is 29 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 29

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 70

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at UCI is 84% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 84%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 54%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at UCI is 9% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 9%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 8%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at UCI is 93% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 93%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 85%

Student Population

The total student population at UCI is 36,032 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 36,032

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20,004

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at UCI is $18,644 which is 42.85% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine $18,644

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $9,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at UCI is 18 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 18 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 24 to 1

Number of Programs

UCI offers 252 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 252

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 120

Number of Online Programs

UCI offers 1 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Irvine 1

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 7