New York Times also rated campus highly in its new College-Access Index
Founded in 1965, UCI is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is ranked among the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. The campus has produced five Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 224 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $7 billion annually to the local economy and $8 billion statewide.
UCI is a center for quality education that fosters passionate, enthusiastic and ongoing expansion of knowledge and approaches to scholarship.
UCI is improving lives through the investigation, discovery and dissemination of knowledge in numerous forms to all levels of society.
UCI students, faculty and staff reach beyond the classrooms and laboratories to address social issues and improve the human condition.
UCI combines the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location.
Visit the Campus Maps page for the best way to reach UCI and locate intended campus destinations, as well as nearby parking options.
The Visitor Center welcomes prospective students and their parents, alumni and all visitors who want to know more about the university.
Transportation & Distribution Services offers information on parking rates and timely updates on sustainable commuting options.
There’s always something interesting going on at UCI. Enlightening classes, engaging public lectures, captivating performances and exciting athletic events take place year-round.
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Claire Trevor School of the Arts is UCI's center for innovative, creative engagement in art in all of its facets. Langson Institute and Museum of California Art is dedicated to the exhibition, preservation, and study of California art.
Our mission is to facilitate and enrich the education and personal growth of students through their participation in competitive NCAA Division I athletics.
UCI Beall Applied Innovation brings campus-based discoveries together with Southern California’s vibrant business community to support job creation, economic growth and foster a world-class entrepreneurial ecosystem.
All UCI students, regardless of major, should have serious and meaningful exposure to the creative arts. In addition, we seek to strengthen the connections between UCI and our regional arts and culture centers and institutions.
UCI Health provides the highest quality healthcare to Orange County and surrounding communities through its world-class physicians, surgeons and clinical staff.
Delivering world-class healthcare – and hope
Founded in 1968, the UCI Alumni Association offers an enriching and supportive hub for graduates, fosters lifelong Anteater pride and welcomes non-alumni community participation. Click below to discover the many benefits offered by UCIAA.
UCI is a great place to work. Start your job search here.
Learn simple steps to be better prepared for an emergency – at work and at home.
Resources for students, parents and faculty members.