UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE (UCI)

United States, California

The University of California, Irvine established in 1965, is a public research university in Irvine city of California. The university is one of the ten campuses of the University of California system. UCI's academic units are referred to as Schools and there are Thirteen Schools, One Program in Public Health, One Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and various interdisciplinary programs. The university offers 87 undergraduate degrees and 129 graduate and professional degrees, enrolling roughly 30,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students as of Fall 2019.

Campus Life

The campus has more than 200 buildings and encompasses most of the university's 1525 acres. The layout of the core campus resembles a rough circle with its center being Aldrich Park, followed up by the Ring Mall and buildings surrounding the road. To further emphasize the layout, academic units are positioned relative to the center. With over 650 student clubs and organizations on campus, the student can apparently find friends who share familiar interests.  The university also organizes activities throughout the year including cultural nights, art performances, and live music which help students in socializing with each other. It provides the facility of accommodation for students interested in living on and off-campus. The campus has five central libraries which include Jack Langson Library, Science Library, Grunigen Medical Library, Libraries Gateway Study Center, and Law Library.  

Noted Alumni

The University of California, Irvine alumni are leaders, innovators, dreamers, mentors, and game-changers. The university's 170,000+ alumni are united in their ability to see the world differently. Joe Adams, Ami Bera, Ferial Govashiri, Mike Hamel, Shelley Hoss, Geoffrey Pyatt are just a few notable and impactful alumni who inspire and remind us of the transformational power of education.