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Admitted Students

Behind every statistic are stories of our students' achievements. Tell us yours.

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Find out what other UCI students have accomplished.

ApplicantsAdmitsAdmission Rate
94,866 27,272 28.7%*

* 65.4% of all admits are California residents.

GPA and Test Scores

If you’re like most applicants to UCI, you excelled in high school or your current higher education institution. Congratulations on your success!

But there’s more to a UCI student than a great academic record. At UCI, we also value uniqueness. So whether or not you have the highest GPA or college entrance exam scores, we want to know what distinguishes you from everyone else.

Use the following statistics as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UCI.

AveragesGPA (weighted)GPA (unweighted)
Median 4.10 3.90
Middle 25% - 75% 4.00 - 4.25 3.77 - 4.00

AveragesACTSAT TotalSAT MathSAT ERW
Median 29 1310 670 630
Middle 25% - 75% 26 - 32 1190 - 1420 600 - 740 590 - 680

See how the new SAT scores compare to the old SAT scores.

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