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- Tuition and fees: $41,752 out-of-state / $13,738 in-state
- Undergraduate enrollment: 29,307
- Percentage of undergraduates from out-of-state: 2%
- SAT Math: 590-700
- SAT Reading: 580-650
Located in the heart of Orange County and a few miles from Disneyland, UC-Irvine was founded in the 1960s under the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The campus at UC-Irvine is known for its Brutalist architecture, research institutes, and central park. The most popular majors are biology, business, and computer science. Only 14 percent of the student population identifies as white and only 2 percent of undergraduates are from other states.