#IamUCI – Nikki Yamashiro Q&A with Class of 2022 graduate Nikki Yamashiro, D.N.P. by Laura Rico Nikki Yamashiro’s passion for…
“UCI is a place where everyone can thrive. Our diversity in thought and our collective commitment for change leaves me hopeful for a bright and equitable future.”
PhD Candidate in Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
Over 120 Degree Programs for Master’s and Doctoral Students
With more than 35,000 students (including about 6,000 graduate students), 1,100 faculty and 9,200 staff, we are among the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system. 32 of doctoral programs are ranked within the 25 among public universities nationally according to U.S. News & World Report (2021).
Beautiful Southern California Location
UC Irvine is minutes from the ocean and borders the majestic beach cities of Laguna and Newport Beach. The mountain resorts of Big Bear and Mountain High are just a short drive away. With Orange County's mild climate, it's possible in winter and spring to play in the snow in the morning and swim with the dolphins in the afternoon.
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Master's Degrees Earned
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The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the winners of the Taking Action: COVID-19 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Challenge, with…
A total of 43 UCI graduate scholars received honors from the National Science Foundation (NSF). 22 of those students received…
Q&A With Rachel Sousa Rachel Sylvia Sousa, 2nd Year PhD Student in Mathematical, Computational, and Systems Biology Curing Cancer With…
The University of California, Irvine’s graduate programs in education and chemistry place in the nation’s top 10 among public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate school rankings, published online today. Nine other fields of advanced study are in the top 20 among public universities, marking UCI as one of the leading locations in the country for students to pursue graduate degrees.