University of California Irvine (UCI)
At UCI we enthusiastically embrace the bold, independent, one of a kind mind. Those who see and do things differently.
We nurture your unique strengths by encouraging courageous thought and take you beyond the classroom to see opportunity where others see impossibility. Our exceptional faculty are renowned innovators who believe in activating your ideas toward real world impact. Here, the most talented and passionate are making their distinctive mark because of UCI.
Nestled in the rolling coastal foothills of Orange County California and five miles from pristine Pacific Ocean beaches, UCI’s campus benefits from a perfect Mediterranean climate, where you can enjoy 292 sunny days per year. Our location offers easy access to 42 miles of coastline for surfing and sailing, hundreds of miles of bike and hiking trails, desert camping, mountain resorts for snowboarding and skiing, and one hour travel time to both San Diego and Los Angeles.
UCI has achieved worldwide recognition as a preeminent university with a reputation for unwavering excellence. It is a #1 choice for students seeking the advantages of a ‘small college feel’ within a large, dynamic Tier #1 research university proudly offering 87 majors of study.
With new cutting-edge academic programs, internship opportunities with top tier companies headquartered in Irvine, and a vibrant alumni community, UCI is attracting the best and brightest students from around the globe.
Irvine ranks as the “Safest Big City in America” of its size by the FBI for the past 10 consecutive years. It is home to thousands of multinational businesses in a variety of industries — biotechnology/medicine, pharmaceutical, computer, electronics, manufacturing, automotive, communications and design
UCI is proud to be a supportive and nurturing environment for all students. A variety of programs, activities, and centers provide assistance for just about any academic, personal, social, or career interest. The International Center, Cross-Cultural Center, Student Life & Leadership, Academic Resources Support Center, Career and Internship Opportunities Center and many others are designed to help students make a successful transition to the university and provide a home away from home.
In addition UCI has exciting student services programs designed for entering international students:
* Summer International Freshmen Edge
* International Undergraduate Peer Group Program
* First Year Integrated Program
* International Undergraduate Preparation Program
Over 87 Degree Majors and areas of studies. The following are some of our major disciplines:
- Finance and Accounting
- Environmental Studies and Forestry
- Business and Management
- Computer sciences
- Mathematics & Statistics
- Healthcare science
- Social Sciences
- Sports Sciences
- Art and Design
- Film, Media and Communication
- Performing arts
- Biology Sciences
- Political Science
- Earth Sciences
- Philosophy and Logic