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As a major in environmental engineering, Brianna had the chance to do her own independent research project in Costa Rica on sustainable development.

"It definitely got me out of my comfort zone. I never imagined I’d be going to Costa Rica to live on an organic farm for ten days and working on that farm and being one with nature."Brianna Palecek, Class of 2018

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Important Deadlines & Events:

  • April 20, 2019

    Celebrate UCI is our admitted student day where we welcome the incoming freshman class to experience campus life.

  • May 1, 2019

    Freshman Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) are due by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.

  • May 1, 2019

    Freshman housing applications are due.

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More Than 80 Areas of Study

From diverse sciences and law, to arts and education, we offer a stellar line-up of programs taught by world-class professors who provide guidance and support for tomorrow’s leaders.

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  • Mechanical Engineering

    Mechanical Engineering


    UCI’s Mechanical Engineering major combines engineering science and technology with mathematics, physics, and chemistry to give students the skills to advance modern technology.

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  • Biological Sciences

    Biological Sciences


    The Biological Sciences major presents a unified, in-depth study of modern biology, with courses ranging from ecology and evolutionary biology to genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology.

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