University of California, Irvine (UCI)
The University of California, Irvine, founded in 1965, is an open research university that is the city's second largest employer. Through 16 schools and colleges, the University of California Irvine provides 80 undergraduate and 98 graduate degrees.

Cost of attendance

The average tuition fee at UC Irvine is 44,491 USD, which, is a little higher than the national average. For an Indian student, this cost ranges up to 33.6 lakhs INR.


Students can live in a variety of learning-centered residential communities that are safe, secure, well-maintained, and cheap. Students can choose from single, double, or triple rooms in residence halls, as well as Undergraduate Apartments, Graduate Apartments, and Family Apartments. At UC Irvine, housing and eating arrangements are merged. In 2020, the average student paid roughly $16,135 to live on campus. Previous reciprocity students advised living in Newport Beach, Balboa Island, or Costa Mesa, but take in mind that these places are not walkable to university.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 37629. University of California - Irvine reports having a total of 6,893 international students on campus. The acceptance rate is 29.0 %


The university features a 1527-acre campus with on-campus housing. UC Irvine, which is divided into 16 academic units, promotes outstanding education while also expanding its campus and resources. In 53 residence halls, the university houses 61 percent of the student population.


UCI is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Jobs and Placement

UC Irvine is one of the most mentioned institutes to study in the United States, with good placement possibilities after graduation. Upon graduation, UC Irvine students earn an annual basic wage of 70,000 USD. Companies That Recruit Amazon, Cisco Systems, Deloitte, Johnson & Johnson, Experion, PayPal, and SAP are just a few examples.

QS Ranking

#98 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education, 2022

The Ranking

#232 in QS World University Rankings, 2022

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