University of California, Irvine

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Three UCI researchers have won Nobel Prizes, F. Sherwood Rowland and Irwin Rose in chemistry, and Frederick Reines in physics.

Orange County's only university hospital and Level I trauma center, UC Irvine Medical Center has been ranked among the nation's top-50 best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 16 consecutive years.

The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UC Irvine Medical Center is the only Orange County facility to earn the National Cancer Institute's prestigious "comprehensive" designation.

More than 100 UC Irvine Healthcare physicians are listed as "Best Doctors in America" by Best Doctors Inc., an organization that bases its selection on survey results from other physicians.

U.S. News & World Report ranks UCI's creative writing program – producer of such noted authors as Michael Chabon, Alice Sebold and Richard Ford – sixth nationally.

UCI athletics teams have earned 28 national titles in nine sports, and 63 individual Anteaters have won national titles; 50 have competed in the Olympics.