College Deliberately: University of California-Irvine

University of California-Irvine is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes culture, research and character located in the city of Irvine, CA. It is known for Biology/Biological Sciences, Public Health and Business Administration and Management.

University of California-Irvine

place 501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, CA 92697
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web Web: https://uci.edu/
  • University of California-Irvine is also known as:
    University of California-Irvine, UCI UC Irvine


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of California, Irvine WASC Senior College and University Commission Accredited 1961-02-28 2023-02-17
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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University of California-Irvine is in NCAA Division I without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Track and Field Outdoor Women’s 46
Soccer Women’s 39
Track and Field Indoor Women’s 38

The complete list of sports at University of California-Irvine is available for members.

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Tuition for University of California-Irvine is in the 47.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how University of California-Irvine is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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