Photo Credit: Claire Chaisson, ’20, Titlis, Switzerland

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UCI Facts and Rankings

  • Forbes magazine ranked UCI No. 3 Best Value College

    UCI was ranked No. 3 overall and No. 1 among public universities, based on tuition costs, school quality, graduation success rates and post-grad earnings.

  • Money magazine ranked UCI the No. 1 best college in the nation

    Money magazine ranked UCI the #1 best college in the nation. The university is the first public institution to top the publication’s annual rankings.

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked UCI No. 8 best public university

    UCI was ranked No. 8 best public university, No. 2 for social mobility and No. 35 among all American universities in "America's Best Colleges" survey.

  • Sierra magazine named UCI No.1 "Coolest School"

    UCI was named No.1 "Coolest School" in the U.S., with eleven consecutive years in the top ten for its innovative sustainable practices.



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