UCI is No. 1 among Money magazine’s ‘Best Colleges’

University is first public institution to claim top spot in national rankings

UCI doctoral student to be awarded prestigious American Society of Criminology fellowship

Christopher  Contreras, a Ph.D. student in criminology, law & society, has been selected as a 2019 recipient of the American Society of Criminology’s Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity. The award program, designed to assist minority graduate students, annually recognizes three fellows, based on their outstanding accomplishments and promise for future contributions […]

Negative experiences at dentist much more common for low-income, nonwhite children

Findings of UCI study suggest that providers, staff play role in oral healthcare use

UCI is No. 1 UC choice for California’s college-bound high school graduates

Campus also received most first-generation, underrepresented student applications

Branching out

UCI strives to boost number of minority students earning STEM degrees

UCI is ranked No. 3 for largest percentage jump in underrepresented minority students

UCI is ranked No. 3 by The Chronicle of Higher Education among public doctorate-awarding institutions with the largest increases in percentage of underrepresented minorities in the student body. The campus is also the only member of the prestigious Association of American Universities in the top 10. The 62-member AAU comprises the country’s leading research institutions. […]

UCI is ranked third among nation’s best colleges by Money

Magazine surveys affordability, academic excellence and early-career earnings

A pipeline to higher education

Now 25 years old, UCI’s Summer Scholars Transfer Institute continues to empower local community college students

UCI professor of education gets grant to help stem student phenomenon of ‘summer melt’

June Ahn, UCI associate professor of education, has been awarded a two-year, $397,000 grant from the Institute of Education Sciences under its researcher-practitioner partnerships program. His project will explore how to scale mentorship via a text messaging application that incorporates social and emotional supports to help stem “summer melt,” in which motivated and academically prepared […]

UCI-led study links racial discrimination to greater risk for cardiovascular disease

Incident increases associated with elevated blood pressure in black, Latino adults