UC Irvine freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2017.

Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UC Irvine.


Admit rate — Overall

36.6%
  • Admits
31,103
  • Applicants
85,097
  • California Residents (% of admits)
67.7%


GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

  • High School GPA
4.00 - 4.25
  • ACT Composite Score
26 - 32
  • ACT English Language Arts 
24 - 30
  • SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing
590 - 680
  • SAT Mathematics
600 - 740
  • SAT Essay
15 - 18


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