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What are others saying about University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine)?

Academic Rigor
4.2203
Dorm Life
4.1105
Food and Dining
3.7592
Bang for the buck
3.7008
Clubs and Activities
4.5730
Campus Safety
4.8770
Most Helpful Review for University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine)
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Alina from Torrance, CA
  • 68 out of 69 people found this review helpful

The professors at UC Irvine really care about you. Although the lectures are quite large, professors always take plenty of their time for office hours and you can even schedule appointments with them if those hours don't fit your schedule. The class readings are relevant and although they are often long, you learn so much from each one!

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  • Anonymous from San Bruno, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The campus is absolutely beautiful with a fairly calming atmosphere. The people here are friendly and open, yet by no means does that imply that they don't have strong opinions and will fight back. Academics are fairly rigorous, but ultimately worthwhile with the quantity and quality fitted into a single quarter.

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  • Matthew from Elk Grove, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The campus treats you like a family and everyone is extremely friendly and engaging. It is a very safe university and has one of the most beautiful parks in California. Your education here will be progressive and a learning experience, even if classes are hard there are numerous amounts of resources you can use if you need help.

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  • Rebecca from San Ramon, CA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I like the park in the middle of a circular campus. It's also bike-friendly. I can't wait to try all the food!

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  • Anonymous from Los Angeles, CA
  • I am a past student here

    UCI is a quiet and a chill campus, but there are few parties that are exciting for relieving stress once in a while. You won't need to worry about getting lost because it is a round campus and if you just keep walking straight, you will reach to the point where you started. Also Irvine itself is a very safe neighborhood so many student are found to be jogging around a lot.

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  • verooo
  • I am a current student here

    UCI is in the heart of Southern California. Beautiful beaches like Newport and Laguna are a short drive away, amazing food ranging from Vietnamese food in Westminster to Mexican food in Santa Ana. Great fit for anyone who wants to be challenged academically in the sciences, given a different perspective in psychology, or learn how to be an entrepreneur in the business school on campus.

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  • kaitlin from chino hills, ca
  • I am a current student here

    uc irvine is a diverse campus. its location is great because it's not too far from the beach or shopping centers. most classes are engaging, fun classes, but enrollment windows could be tricky.

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  • athlete
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    i love this school! the entire campus is constructed in a circle, making it much easier to get around. there are many food options on campus and three sstarbucks (a selling point for me). uci is a great campus!

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  • ariana from irvine, ca
  • I am a current student here

    uc irvine is full of friendly people and great resources. the professors are helpful, especially during office hours. there are many opportunities to meet friends, the beach is very close, and believe it or not- it is an extremely fun school!

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