UCI Named No. 1 College in California
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
UCI is one of the youngest campuses in the state's public university system, but it's already among the world's most respected research institutions – three former faculty members have received Nobel Prizes.
MONEY estimates UCI’s graduation rate is about 30% higher than colleges that serve similar students. About 85% of freshmen go on to graduate within six years. From there, the typical UCI student’s early career earnings come in at about $57,700, according to PayScale, which is nearly 14% more than alums of comparable colleges. UCI is one of the most diverse schools in the country—32% of the roughly 29,000 undergrads are Asian, and 24% are Hispanic.
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