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We are located in Orange County, between San Diego and LA. We are about 10 minutes from the ocean, near Newport, Laguna, or Huntington Beach. UCI is also about 20 minutes from the “Happiest Place on Earth” 🙂

Hannah Aldridge
There are actually no “impacted” majors at UC Irvine, meaning, once you are in your major at UCI, you will always get your classes. As far as the most “competitive” and “selective” majors, Business

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http://www.ucirvinesports.com/landing/in…
We are NCAA Division 1 in the following sports:
Volleyball (in which we have 2 back to back championships)
Basketball
Baseball
Golf
Tennis
Soccer
Water Polo
Cross Country
Track & Field

Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
When you submit your application during this month, we will not see your senior year grades. We will only evaluate them as whether you are currently enrolled in the class, but your senior grades

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Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
GPA Requirement: UCI requires a cumulative UC transferable GPA of at least a 2.4. However, keep in mind that in order to be a competitive applicant, you should have at least a 3.0.

Unit Requirement: A

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Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
GPA, SAT, GPA

Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
Great Question! SAT Subject Test are no longer required but strongly recommended. So it is something that can only enhance your application if you do well. We look at the subject test as another way

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Hannah Aldridge
To send your scores to UC Irvine, contact College Board directly and have them send it to us electronically. If it is sent in or before December, your SAT scores will be shared between all the UC’s you’ve applied to.

Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
Students who earn scores of 3, 4, or 5 on the College Board AP examinations will receive credit toward graduation at UCI. Please check the link to our general catalog to view whether unit or subject

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Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
UCI has a really vibrant and active Greek life on campus with almost 12% of the student population participating in some sort of Greek organization.

Read this article, UCI was ranked in top 10 in the

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Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
The UC Application is also a scholarship application!
If you qualify for any of our merit based scholarships you will be notified by the financial aid office when you are admitted.
http://www.ofas.

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Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
The Department of Art at UCI takes an all-encompassing, interdisciplinary view of contemporary art practice. The program provides a broad range of studio courses including video, painting, game

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Hannah Aldridge
Great question. We do not accept any letters of recommendation, and they are not considered in the application process.

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Try to get those last 3 units in (is there any way that you can squeeze a 3 unit class spring semester?). 60 semester units is one of our requirements for transfer admission as well as other

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Here at UCI, our average class size is 19:1. However it depends on what major you are going into. For example, some of our biological sciences and chemistry classes can have up to 450 students. Don’t

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Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
The School of Physical Sciences is an area of particular strength, with all four programs – chemistry, Earth system science, mathematics and physics & astronomy – rated in the top quartile

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You would want to reach out to the Women’s soccer team by filling out the online recruit questionnaire at:
http://college.jumpforward.com/questionn…

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To answer your question, here is a link with our most recent academic rankings, the U.S News & World Report has a list of rankings for graduate programs, however keep in mind that the same

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Hannah Aldridge
Finding off campus housing is not too difficult. The key is to start early. 51% of all students live either on, or within walking distance of our campus. Our UCI Housing website has tips and a

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Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
The nice thing about our housing is that we have a 2 year housing guarantee meeting there is plenty of space for the students who file their housing applications on time. Learn more about the4

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Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
You are not required to live on campus for you freshman year although it is strongly recommended. During your 1st year is when you meet your most friends and an excellent way to speed up the process

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Ronald Whitenhill
Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions & Relations with Schools
During the Transfer Academic Update it allows students to update their courses in progress which can include your winter / spring workload. Because more then likely you will not have your final

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Hannah Aldridge
Our application process is holistic, so admissions are not just based on SAT scores, but your extra-curricular, personal statement, GPA, and several other factors. Mechanical Engineering is a fairly

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The number of student organizations at UCI is always growing as new student groups register every quarter. There are currently over 550 organizations on campus. To see a full list of groups, search

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Hannah Aldridge
We recommend that students under the minimum GPA for Freshman admission consider looking into the transfer admission route. Transfer students who start their first two years at California Community

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