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University Facts

University Facts

UCI is consistently recognized as a trailblazer in a broad range of fields, garnering national and international honors in every school. The 鶹ý’s diverse academic offerings paired with world-class leadership create an environment worthy of any passionate, dedicated scholar. Explore some of UCI’s points of pride below.

UCI Points of Pride

Top 10 public university in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes

Top 10 best value public university in the U.S. by Princeton Review

#3 among top doctoral institutions by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

#3 in the nation for diversity by The Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education 2022 College rankings

190+ UCI Health physicians listed as "Best Doctors in America"

UCI Medical Center, one of America's Best Hospitals for 23 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.

Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center based in Orange County.

48 graduate programs and specialties ranked in nation’s top 50 by U.S. News & World Report.

5 Nobel Prizes. Four in chemistry, one in physics.

1 of 71 elected institutions in the Association of American Universities.

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Institutional Honors

  • UCI is one of 71 universities in the U.S. and Canada elected to membership in the prestigious .
  • UCI is ranked among nation’s for the ninth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News also puts 鶹ý among the Top 10 for social mobility.
  • UCI is ranked among the by Forbes.
  • UCI is ranked in the  by Princeton Review.
  • UCI has earned a from Money's 2023-24 Best Colleges in America list.
  • For the 23rd consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized UCI Medical Center as one of America’s Best Hospitals.
  • Three UCI faculty members, one postdoctoral scholar and one alumnus have received a Nobel Prize. Our Nobel laureates include recipients of the prize in chemistry (David MacMillan Ph.D. ’96, Mario Molina, F. Sherwood Rowland, Irwin A. Rose) and physics (Frederick Reines).

Sustainability & Environment

  • UCI is of sustainability leaders. 鶹ý has been in top 10 for unmatched 12 straight years, with 4 first-place finishes. The magazine is the official publication of the Sierra Club, one of the nation's largest and most influential environmental organizations.
  • UCI is a for its sustainability efforts. It is one of four universities to receive the rare recognition.
  • Money magazine named UCI the No. 1 .
  • UCI is ranked by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

     

Diversity

  • UCI ranks No. 3 for by The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education.
  • UCI is recognized among the . Ranked 4th on the list, the 鶹ý provides extensive offerings via the .
  • The U.S. Department of Education named UCI a Hispanic-serving institution, meaning that fully one-quarter of undergraduates identify as Latino and that half of all students receive financial aid. UCI is , which aims to double Latino doctoral students and increase professoriate by 20 percent.
  • UCI also is designated as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving institution

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鶹ý Data

Enrollment (fall 2023)

Undergraduates  29,503
Graduate (general 鶹ý)  5,873
Graduate (Health Sciences) 1,974
Total
37,350

Workforce (fall 2023)

Ladder-rank faculty 1,568
Other teaching faculty 1,398
Nonteaching academics 2,949
鶹ý staff  7,008
Medical center staff  7,497
Subtotal 20,420
Student employees 8,125
Total 28,545

Degrees Awarded (2022-23)

Bachelor's  8,774
Master's 2,074
Ph.D. 478
M.D.   99
D.N.P 18
J.D. 128
Total   11,544

Retention and Graduation Rates

One-Year Retention Rate  94%
Four-Year Graduation Rate  73%
Six-Year Graduation Rate  85%

Applications

New Undergraduate Applicants (fall 2023) 143,098
New Undergraduates Enrolled (fall 2023) 9,661

Student Fees (2022-23)

鶹ý residents (undergraduates)  $17,371
Nonresidents (includes tuition, fees)  $49,945