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UCI is unique!

For students who embrace being unique, creative, and passionate, a different – and amazing – undergraduate experience awaits you at UCI. Start your journey with us!

The Anteater of UCI

UCI students have a long tradition of bold and pioneering ideas, including Peter the Anteater, UCI's beloved mascot.

Students talking in between class

Find out if UCI is the right fit for you.

You might not know it, but UCI is one of the country’s best universities. U.S. News and World Report ranks us #9 nationwide among all public universities.

Why UCI?

Our home is your home too.

Sunny weather. Pristine beaches. UCI’s location offers easy access to surfing, sailing, hiking, even snow sports. See it for yourself!

Visit UCI
Downtown Irvine

Best of Both Worlds

The city of Irvine is a major technology and business hub for entrepreneurs. Opportunities in nearby Los Angeles and San Diego are also accessible.

Our Location
Aldrich Park

Green Philosophy, Green Reality.

We're a top school for environmental sustainability. We've received the STARS gold rating from the AASHE. The center of campus is a lush 19-acre park with more than 10,000 trees. How much greener can you get?

Aldrich Park

Student Life: Mutually Assured Success

There is an infectious spirit of community at UCI. Along with being passionate about learning, UCI students are committed to enjoying life to the fullest. Find out more about how! 

Learn about Student Life at UCI

Experiences - As Diverse and Unique as You!

Student organizations, club sports, and tons of campus activities enable our diverse group of students to form close relationships and grow. But don't take our word for it. Check out our student-run blog to hear what students have to say about campus life. 

Check out our blog