Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA)


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University of California, Irvine is ranked 23 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 174 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 100%
Applicants who took ACT NA

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+9%
600-69924%
600+33%

SAT Math Score

700+24%
600-69937%
600+61%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied71,768
Students admitted27,764
Admission rate39%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate72%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,220
Fees$3,815
Room and board$13,661
Estimated book expense$1,772
Total cost$30,468

Cost after need-based aid$11,875
Cost after non-need-based aid$22,226

Average debt at graduation$20,628

Out of State

Tuition$37,902
Fees$3,815
Room and board$13,661
Estimated book expense$1,772
Total cost$57,150

Cost after need-based aid$38,557
Cost after non-need-based aid$48,908

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$54,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met81%
Average need-based aid$18,593
Average non-need-based aid$8,242

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment25,256

Full-Time

Men11,430
Women13,421

Part-Time

Men245
Women160

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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