University of California, Irvine


R&D Budget

$348 Million


Number of Labs



Number of Scientists


Who we are:
Since its establishment in 1965, the University of California, Irvine has been dedicated to rigorous academics and cutting-edge research. UC Irvine’s focus on supporting its students’ development in leadership and character have made the campus a driving force of innovation and discover that serves communities at local, national, and global levels.
What we do:
As one of the nation’s top research universities, UC Irvine is improving lives through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge through the education of its students. UC Irvine is committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity research across all levels of the organization.
Why young
scientists are
important to us:
UC Irvine acknowledges the importance of exposing undergraduates to research, regardless of future career choices, and recently, 50% of all UC Irvine graduates have participated in research. UC Irvine provides its students with unlimited research opportunities in order to foster the creativity and imagination that contributes to the university’s groundbreaking research.
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