University of California--Irvine (Samueli)

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Irvine, CA 92697

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The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at University of California--Irvine has an application deadline of January 15. The application fee is $80 for U.S. residents and $100 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $13,812 per year (in-state); full-time: $28,914 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $8,202 per year (in-state); and part-time: $15,753 per year (out-of-state). The 2013 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 3.9:1. The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at University of California--Irvine has 182 full-time faculty on staff.

Graduate students at the University of California—Irvine’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering can partner with faculty and scientists to delve into topics ranging from cardiovascular technology to telecommunications at one of more than a dozen research centers, facilities, and institutes housed on the school’s campus. Research centers at the school include the National Fuel Cell Research Center, which was commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission, and the Institute of Transportation Studies.

The diverse range of research opportunities complements the degree offerings at UC—Irvine’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering. Graduate students can earn a master’s degree in several areas, including biomedical engineering, engineering management, and mechanical and aerospace engineering. The school also offers Ph.D. tracks in all but one of their engineering programs.

In addition to classroom and research opportunities, graduate students at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering can participate in student groups such as the Engineering Student Council or the Electric Vehicle Association. A range of professional societies also have student chapters at UC—Irvine.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 15
Application fee (U.S. residents) $80
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Application fee (international students) $100


Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 182
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.9:1

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 1,204
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



Full-time: $13,812 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $28,914 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $8,202 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $15,753 per year (out-of-state)

Required fees $1,741 per year

* Engineering School Overview details based on 2013 data

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