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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.

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


  • High School GPA: 4.10
  • ACT Composite Score: 29
  • SAT Old Test Total: 2100
    • SAT Old Test Verbal: 670
    • SAT Old Test Math: 740
    • SAT Old Test Writing: 700
  • SAT New Test Total: 1310
    • SAT New Test Verbal: 630
    • SAT New Test Math: 670

Admit Rate, Overall

  • 85,097 applicants
  • 31,105 admits
  • 36.6% admission rate
  • 67.9% of all admits are California residents

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.

Learn more about UCI eligibility requirements

Why UCI?

Become a lifelong Anteater

Whether you’re on campus, at a game, or in a different country, the Rip ‘Em Eaters hand sign and Zot cry will always keep you connected to other Anteaters.

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