Irvine

Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Dance

Dance applicants must audition in late January/early February in ballet, modern and jazz, prior to the fall quarter when entrance is anticipated, and be selected by faculty.

Contact: Academic Counselor, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, 101 Mesa Arts Building, ArtsCounselor@uci.edu or (949) 824-6646.

Music

All Music applicants must apply to the B.A. degree program and audition in late January/early February with an instrument or voice, prior to the fall quarter when entrance is anticipated; admission to the B.Mus. degree program is by a second audition after matriculation.

Contact: Academic Counselor, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, 101 Mesa Arts Building, ArtsCounselor@uci.edu or (949) 824-6646.

The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Engineering

Applicants to any of the engineering majors must complete four years of high school mathematics through pre-calculus or math analysis and are advised to have completed one year each of physics and chemistry. Applicants are strongly encouraged to take and submit the Math Level 2 SAT Subject Test and a science test (Biology E/M, Chemistry, or Physics) closely related to the applicant’s intended major. 

Contact: Academic Counselor, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, 305 Rockwell Engineering Center, (949) 824-4334.

Computer Science and Engineering 

Applicants must complete four years of high school mathematics through pre-calculus or math analysis and are advised to have completed one year each of chemistry and physics. That preparation along with honors courses and advanced placement courses, is fundamental to success in the program. The Henry Samueli School of Engineering recommends that freshman applicants in Engineering majors take the Math Level 2 SAT Subject Test.

Contact: Academic Counselor, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, 305 Rockwell Engineering Center, (949) 824-4334.

The Computer Science and Engineering major is offered jointly by The Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.

The Paul Merage School of Business

Business Administration

In the event that the number of students who elect Business Administration as a major exceeds the number of positions available, applicants may be subject to screening beyond minimum University of California admissions requirements.

Preference will be given to those who rank the highest using the selection criteria as stated in the Undergraduate Admissions section of the Catalogue.

Contact: Academic Counselor, The Paul Merage School of Business, SB2 Suite 202, ugprograms@merage.uci.edu.

Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences

Computer Science and Engineering 

Applicants must complete four years of high school mathematics through pre-calculus or math analysis and are advised to have completed one year each of chemistry and physics. That preparation along with honors courses and advanced placement courses, is fundamental to success in the program. The Henry Samueli School of Engineering recommends that freshman applicants in Engineering majors take the Math Level 2 SAT Subject Test.

Contact: Academic Counselor, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, 352 ICS Building, (949) 824-5156, ucounsel@uci.edu, www.ics.uci.edu.

The Computer Science and Engineering major is offered jointly by the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences and The Henry Samueli School of Engineering.

Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing 

Nursing Science

Admission to the Nursing Science major is limited and selective.  Applicants to the Nursing Science major must complete two years of basic science providing fundamental knowledge in the core disciplines of biology and chemistry. Advanced laboratory science classes that have biology or chemistry as prerequisites and offer substantial additional material may be used to fulfill this requirement.

Applicants must earn grades of C or higher in order to fulfill their subject requirements. Applicants with the highest combination of overall grade point average, grade point average in science courses, and scores on the SAT or ACT examinations will be given priority. Applicants to the Nursing Science major must submit a supplemental application.

Contact: Academic Counselor, Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing, 252 Berk Hall, (949) 824-1514.

School of Social Ecology

Applicants to the Criminology, Law and Society, and Psychology and Social Behavior majors may be subject to additional screening.

Contact: Academic Counselor, School of Social Ecology, 102 Social Ecology I, (949) 824-6861.

School of Social Sciences

Applicants to the B.S. in Cognitive Sciences major must have an SAT math score of 650 to be considered for admission to the major.

Contact: Academic Counselor, School of Social Sciences, 1201 Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, (949) 824-6803.