Facts and Figures

Top 10 department

Pharmaceutical Sciences is among the top 10 pharmaceutical sciences departments in the nation. 

Competitive Program

offers one of the only competitive pharmaceutical sciences undergraduate degrees in California.

No. 1 Feeder

UCI is the Number 1 feeder for pharmacy schools nationwide.





2019 Faculty Research Awards


Academic Rankings

  • UCI is ranked
  • UCI is ranked #8 among public universities nationwide, and #2 for social mobility by U.S. News & World Report
  • UCI is #1 on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Value Colleges.
  • UCI was the first public university to reach #1 in MONEY magazine’s annual list of best college in the nation.
  • UCI is named “Best Regional College” by The Princeton Review, 2018.
  • UCI ranks on U.S. News & World Report’s lists for best value

Campus Rankings

  • UCI ranks #2 for diversity by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education based on factors including the percentage of Pell Grant recipients and the racial and ethnic diversity of students and staff.
  • The New York Times ranked UCI #1 in the nation doing the most for the American dream.
  • #1 in the nation in Sierra magazine’s ranking of the most environmentally sustainabe schools.
  • #2 healthiest college in the West according to Greatist.
  • MONEY magazine rated UCI the #1 campus for beach lovers.
  • One of the 25 best public colleges for big paychecks according to Money magazine.