Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways.
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UCI is committed to excellence through diversity and to the goal of reflecting diversity in our faculty, student and staff populations, as well as our teaching, research and public service endeavors.
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Faculty and Staff Diversity Affinity Groups: http://www.oeod.uci.edu/affinity/
More than half of all UCI undergraduates are the first in their families to attend college.In 2015, UCI saw the greatest increase in the number of in-state transfer applicants and in-state Chicano/Latino freshman applicants in the UC system. UCI also had the second greatest number of in-state African American freshman applicants.
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