American dream

From mentee to mentor

Having been where they are now, history professor David Igler has a lasting influence on first-generation students

UCI ranked #20 in the U.S. for social mobility, research, public service

Washington Monthly has named the University of California, Irvine #20 in the nation out of more than 300 colleges and universities for promoting upward social mobility, producing cutting-edge research and encouraging students to give back to the community. Each component is equally weighted, so the top-ranked universities must excel across the breadth of measures, not […]

Almost half of students offered admission for fall quarter at UCI are first-generation

2018 admissions data reflect campus’s academic strength, diversity

First-generation students make up half of UCI’s class of 2018

Over 7,000 graduates will participate in commencement ceremonies this month

UCI stands out for serving poor students

All UCs recognized for upward mobility success in new report

Gillman, Napolitano assure Anaheim High students that a UC education is within reach

UC President Janet Napolitano and UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman led a rally of more than 700 Anaheim High School students in Cook Auditorium on Friday, April 27, to send the message that a UC education is accessible and affordable. The visit was part of Achieve UC, a multiyear effort to encourage students in communities with […]

UCI named among top 10 universities improving Latino student outcomes

UCI is a leader in closing the graduation gap between Latino and white students, according to the latest report from The Education Trust, a nonprofit advocacy organization. Based on three-year averages of federal data (2013 to 2015), the report computes and compares graduation rates and completion gaps between Latino and white students at four-year public […]

Sizing up 2017

Record-breaking donations highlight big year at UCI

UCI strengthens efforts to help first-gen Anaheim students achieve American Dream

Pledge to provide opportunities that enhance pathways to success in higher education

UCI ranked 7th-best college for your money

Money magazine scoured through 2,400 colleges and 27 data points to list the 711 top colleges, and once again, UCI rates highly for offering an affordable and accessible high-quality education coupled with alumni success. In Money’s 2017-18 Best College Rankings, UCI rated as the seventh-best college for your money (and fifth among public universities). Most […]