Then and Now

Did you know that when the university opened in 1965 tuition for residents was free and the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science didn't exist? Here is a brief glimpse of how things have changed over the past 51 years at UCI.

Graduation Day, 1994.
Graduation Day, 1994.
Graduation Day, 1968.
Graduation Day, 1968.

 

 

Enrollment
Year 1965 2016
Total 1,589 33,467
Freshman 958 6,450
Sophomores 215 5,198
Juniors 254 7,182
Seniors 2 8,487
Limited Status 20

14

Graduate Students 0 6,136

 

Faculty
Year 1965 2016
Faculty 119 2,983

https://communications.uci.edu/documents/pdf/UCI_16-17_Facts_and_Figures.pdf

 

Buildings
Year 1965 2016
Buildings 8 180+

https://communications.uci.edu/documents/pdf/UCI_16_map_campus.pdf

 

Tuition and Fees
Year 1965 2016
Resident students Free  $15,397.63
Non-resident students $980

$43,411.63


http://catalogue.uci.edu/informationforprospectivestudents/expensestuitionandfees/#Undergradstudenttuitionandfees

 

Room and Board
Year 1965 2017
Room and Board $1,850 $14,861

https://www.ofas.uci.edu/content/costs.aspx?nav=1

 

Schools
Year 1965 2016
Schools Division of Biological Sciences Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
  Division of Fine Arts

Claire Trevor School of the Arts

  Division of the Humanities School of Humanities
  Division of Physical Sciences School of Physical Sciences
  Division of Social Science School of Social Sciences
   

Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science

    School of Medicine
  Graduate School of Administration The Paul Merage School of Business
  School of Engineering The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
    Department of Education
    School of Law
    Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing 
    Department of Pharmeceutical Sciences 
    Program in Public Health
    School of Social Ecology 

http://catalogue.uci.edu/welcome

 

Libraries
Year 1965 2016
Buildings 1 5
Collections 90,000 volumes 3.4 million volumes

https://www.lib.uci.edu/collections

 

Degrees Awarded
Year 1965 2016
BA 10 6,846
MA 3 1,625
PhD 1 399
Teaching Credentials   101

 

Parking

Cost of quarterly permits
1966 $6.00
1978 $22.50
1987 $54.00
1990 $69.00
2005 $132.00
2016 $210.00