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social mobility

UCI again receives most applications in UC system from state’s high school seniors

Campus is also top choice for first-generation, low-income and minority students

Adolescents’ view of family social standing correlates with mental health, life outcomes

Perception of high status is linked to easier transition to adulthood, UCI-led study finds

UCI cited as leader in using community college pipelines to increase student socioeconomic diversity

American Talent Initiative Impact Report details progress of the national goal of enrolling 50,000 additional low- and moderate-income students by 2025

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 […]

Solutions and best practices for student social mobility discussed at UCI conference

Higher education leaders, faculty, students and community members came together at UCI on Valentine’s Day for the Facilitating Social Mobility in Higher Education Symposium to discuss new solutions, share best practices, and dream of ways to overcome obstacles for students of disadvantages backgrounds from receiving a college education. The daylong event included an impressive list […]

UCI ranked #7 in America for best public school freshman financial aid programs

UCI ranks as the seventh best public institution of higher education in America for freshman financial aid programs, according to the Student Loan Report. Debt after graduation is one of the country’s most critical economic issues, and UCI is a leader in helping its students understand and manage the cost of college. The Top Public […]

UCI ranked #12 on national 2017 Social Mobility Index

UCI has been named  the 12th best social mobility school in the country in the the CollegeNET Inc. 2017 Social Mobility Index. The awards are given in recognition of the academic support programs that help first generation and low income students obtain college degrees and good paying jobs. “We remain dedicated to the success and […]

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 […]

UCI vice chancellor speaks at Compton High School on higher ed opportunities

Visit is part of continuing effort to further increase diversity among UC undergrads