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See why we're one of the top 10 public universities in the U.S. according to U.S. News & World Report. Why The Princeton Review, Forbes, and Money rank us among the best value colleges in the nation. Why Times Higher Education and The Wall Street Journal recognize our campus environment as one of the best in the West.

See yourself at UC Irvine. With more than 85 majors to choose from, and the chance to work alongside renowned faculty producing groundbreaking work, the opportunities are endless.

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Applications can be tricky business. We want to make the process easier.

  • How to apply to UC Irvine

    The UC Application for fall opens August 1. The submission period is October 1 - November 30. Apply online and submit your completed application with the nonrefundable application fee.

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  • Application FAQs

    Got a lot of questions about the admissions process? We have answers. Review our Application FAQs before you apply.

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  • Apply according to your student type

    The application process is a bit different for first-year applicants, transfer students, and international students. Make sure you're prepared and have the right information before applying.

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