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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: 25%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 8%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 33%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 36%
SAT I Math score 700+: 22%
SAT I Math score 600+: 58%
ACT score 24-29: 0%
ACT score 30-36: 0%
ACT score 24+: 0%
Students applied: 66,505
Students admitted: 24,890
Admission rate: 37%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 68%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 24,489
Full-time enrolled men: 11,093
Full-time enrolled women: 13,046
Part-time enrolled men: 193
Part-time enrolled women: 157
Freshmen retained: 92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,220
Fees (in state): $3,530
Tuition (out of state): $35,928
Fees (out of state): $3,530
Room and board: $12,947
Est. book expense: $1,749
Total cost (in state): $29,446
Total cost (out of state): $54,154
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$12,129
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$20,905
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$36,837
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$45,613
Average debt at graduation: $20,319

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 81%
Average need-based aid: $17,317
Average non-need-based aid: $8,541

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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