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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 100%
Applicants who took ACT: 0%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 24%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 9%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 33%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 37%
SAT I Math score 700+: 24%
SAT I Math score 600+: 61%
ACT score 24-29: 0%
ACT score 30-36: 0%
ACT score 24+: 0%
Students applied: 71,768
Students admitted: 27,764
Admission rate: 39%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 72%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 25,256
Full-time enrolled men: 11,430
Full-time enrolled women: 13,421
Part-time enrolled men: 245
Part-time enrolled women: 160
Freshmen retained: 93%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,220
Fees (in state): $3,815
Tuition (out of state): $37,902
Fees (out of state): $3,815
Room and board: $13,661
Est. book expense: $1,772
Total cost (in state): $30,468
Total cost (out of state): $57,150
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$11,875
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$22,226
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$38,557
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$48,908
Average debt at graduation: $20,628

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 81%
Average need-based aid: $18,593
Average non-need-based aid: $8,242

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

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