University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA 92697 

General College Information:

Public 4-year university, founded 1965. Part of the University of California (UC) system.

Suburban campus setting on 1477 acres, located 3 miles from downtown Irvine (population=180,000), 40 miles south of Los Angeles.

Quarter-based academic year

Total Student Population (approx.): 22,000 undergraduates; 3900 graduate students; 1300 professional/other.

Undergraduates (approx.): 97% full-time; 97% from California; 63% minorities (2% African-American; 49% Asian-American; 12% Hispanic-American; <1% Native American); 2% international students; 51% women.

On-Campus Housing:
Undergrad: Guaranteed for freshman year; 26% of students live on-campus.
Graduate: Available to single and married students.

Annual Tuition and Fees for FT Students (approx.):   (To check the most current rates: Undergrad  Graduate)
Undergrads: $14,050 state resident; $36,900 non-resident
Grad Students: $15,140 state resident; $30,240 non-resident

Annual Room and Board (approx.): $11,700 (undergrad); $12,000 (grad students)

ROTC Program Offered On-Campus?: No

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Engineering Program Information:

Program Name: Henry Samueli School of Engineering (

Engineering Student Population (approx.): 2200 undergraduates; 1200 graduate students (500 master's; 700 doctoral)

Engineering Departments:

Biomedical Engineering (BE)

Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (ChE/MS)

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

Degrees Offered: (B=Bachelor's; M=Master's; D=Doctorate)


Dept B M D

Aerospace Engineering

MAE X    

Biomedical Engineering


Chemical Engineering

ChE/MS X    

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

ChE/MS   X X

Civil Engineering


Computer Engineering

EECS X    

Computer Science and Engineering

EECS X    

Electrical Engineering

EECS X    

Electrical and Computer Engineering

EECS   X* X*


--- X X** X**

Environmental Engineering

CEE X    

Materials Science and Engineering


Mechanical Engineering

MAE X    

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


* Concentrations offered in:

Computer Graphics and Visualization

Computer Networks and Distributed Computing

Computer Systems and Software

Electrical Engineering

** Concentrations offered in:

Arts Computation Engineering (MS only)

Environmental Engineering (MS and PhD)

Materials and Manufacturing Technology (MS and PhD)
Networked Systems (MS and PhD)

*** Interdisciplinary program offered jointly with the School of Information and Computer Sciences

Undergraduate Engineering Admissions Statistics (2011):

Offered Admission/Applied (% Accepted): 3548/6845 (52%)

Enrolled/Offered Admission (% Enrolled): 692/3548 (19%)

Notable Engineering Program Rankings:

One of the 50 Largest Engineering Undergraduate Programs

A Top 50 Graduate Engineering Program (per US News; ranked # 37)

Other Information Regarding The School And Its Engineering Program:

A detailed profile of this school's engineering program is provided online at the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) website at:

Contact Information:



Mailing Address

Phone / Email

General College Contacts:

Main Website/
Phone Number 


(949) 824-5011

Office of Admissions

204 Administration Bldg
Irvine, CA 92697-1075

(949) 824-6703
see website for email

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

102 Administration Bldg
Irvine, CA 92697-2825

(949) 824-8262
see website for email

Office of Graduate Studies (Admissions, Financial Aid, Housing, etc.)

120 Administration Bldg
Irvine, CA 92697-3180

(949) 824-4611

Housing Office

209 Administration Bldg
Irvine, CA 92697

(949) 824-7247 
Engineering Program Contacts:

(Henry Samueli) School of Engineering

305 Rockwell Engr Center
Irvine, CA  92697-2700

see website for email

Dept of Biomedical Engineering

204 Rockwell Engr Center
Irvine, CA  92697-2715

see website for email

Dept of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

916 Engineering Tower
Irvine, CA  92697-2575

see website for email

Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering

4130 Engr Gateway Bldg
Irvine, CA  92697-2175

see website for email

Dept of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

325 Engineering Tower
Irvine, CA   92697-2625

see website for email

Dept of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

4200 Engr Gateway Bldg
Irvine, CA 92697-3975

see website for email

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