University of California-Irvine

Irvine, CA 92697

Located in Irvine, California, University of California-Irvine is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of University of California that operates 10 campuses in Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berkeley, Riverside, La Jolla, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Oakland.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 77816 and 31630 students were accepted.

University of California-Irvine in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $11,220 and fees $2,140. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $37,902 and $2,140 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate92%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. University of California at Irvine Nurse Practitioner Program is designed to train students to deliver primary care in a range of healthcare settings. The program offers concentration areas in either the Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Track or Family Nurse Practitioner Track within the Master of Science program.

    The curriculum consists of 72 units as well as 720 hours of clinical practice in relevant health care settings for the specialty of focus to prepare students eligible for certification. Graduates from the program will be eligible for certification from the California Board of Registered Nursing and the national board certification examinations.

    Graduates from the FNP track are also eligible to apply to sit for the FNP certification examination and graduates from the A/GNP track will be eligible to apply to sit for both the adult and geriatric NP certification examinations.

    Admission Requirements

    1. A baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a regionally and CCNE accredited college or university program equivalent to the nursing degree offered at the University of California
    2. Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California
    3. A minimum of 3.0 Grade Point Average for undergraduate course work
    4. Complete Descriptive and Inferential Statistics with minimum of a ‘C’ grade and upper division nursing research course taken at an accredited institution
    5. A minimum of one year of relevant clinical experience 


Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Science Bachelor's degree 44
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 15
Nursing Science Master's degree 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 1

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of California-Irvine

Santa Ana College
8.11 miles away
Stanton University, Garden Grove
11.23 miles away
California Career Institute, Garden Grove
11.71 miles away
North Orange County ROP
12.11 miles away
Coast Health Career College
12.2 miles away
CIT College of InfoMedical Technology
14.53 miles away
Bethesda University of California
14.57 miles away
Summit College - Anaheim
14.88 miles away
American Career College - Orange County
15.9 miles away
California State University-Fullerton
16.44 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
02/28/1961 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/25/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/16/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading490 to 620
SAT: Math570 to 710
SAT: Writing510 to 620
ACT Composite24 to 30
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,280
30k to 48k$10,338
48k to 75k$13,820
75k to 110k$21,596
Over 110k$28,096
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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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University of California-Irvine
501 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, CA 92697

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