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Admitted Students

Behind every statistic are stories of our students' achievements. Tell us yours.

See yourself as an Anteater.

Find out what other UCI students have accomplished.

Use the following statistics as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UCI.


  • High School GPA: 4.08
  • ACT Composite Score: 28
  • SAT Total: 1890
  • SAT Verbal: 600
  • SAT Math: 670
  • SAT Writing: 620

Admit Rate, Overall

  • 77,806 applicants
  • 30,803 admits
  • 39.6% admission rate
  • 66.5% of all admits are California residents

If you’re like most applicants to UCI, you excelled in high school or your current higher education institution. Congratulations on your success!

But there’s more to a UCI student than a great academic record. At UCI, we also value uniqueness. So whether or not you have the highest GPA or college entrance exam scores, we want to know what distinguishes you from everyone else.

Learn more about UCI eligibility requirements

Why UCI?

Center yourself in serenity

Aldrich Park, which was modeled after Central Park in NYC, offers a tranquil getaway for students in the center of campus with more than 10,000 trees.

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