The University Of California Irvine
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In Irvine, California, the University of California, Irvine (UCI, UC Irvine, or Irvine) is a public research institution. With more than 28,000 students, 1,100 academic members, and 9,000 staff employees throughout its ten sites, UCI is the fifth-largest campus in the University of California (UC) system.
Three new UC campuses, including UCI, were founded in the 1960s to meet the UC system’s expanding enrollment. The Irvine Corporation sold 1,000 acres (400 ha) of land to the University of California for one dollar to build the new campus after selecting a location in Orange County in 1959. In 1964, Campus Lyndon B. Johnson was the president who dedicated it.
UC Irvine offers 80 undergraduate degrees and 98 graduate and professional degrees. According to the National Science Foundation, the university spent $325.49 million on research and development in 2009. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education classifies the university as having extremely high research activity. The Association of American Universities admitted UC Irvine as a member in 1996, making it the organization’s youngest member. The institution also oversees the University of California, Irvine Arboretum, a section of the University of California Natural Reserve System, the UC Irvine Medical Center, a sizable teaching hospital, and the UC Irvine Health Sciences system in the City of Orange.
As members of the Big West Conference and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, the UC Irvine Anteaters compete in 18 men’s and women’s sports in the NCAA Division I. The university has produced 63 national champions since 1969 and 27 national team titles across nine different sports.
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