UCI is named among the nation's “Best Bang for the Buck” colleges in Washington Monthly’s new book "The Other College Guide." The campus is No. 3 in the Western region and No. 1 in California for its low net price, high graduation rate and reported alumni earnings.
UC Irvine is one of the nation’s best universities for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation and generous financial aid – according to The Princeton Review. The campus placed 42nd out of 200 schools that the education services company profiles in its just-published book "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges & What It Takes to Get In – 2015 Edition."