Graduate Programs Overview

University of California-Irvine is a four-years, public school located in Irvine, California. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $13,356 for California residents and $28,458 for other students in average.

It offers two hundreds one graduate programs: 109 Master's, 88 Doctorate, 4 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,545 students have been conferred Master's degree and 653 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of California-Irvine
Typefour-years, public
Address501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, CA
Graduate School Students6,665 students
4,931 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$13,356
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 201 Graduate Programs
109 Master's, 4 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of California-Irvine with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For California residents, the tuition & fees are $13,356 and $28,458 for non-California residents.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Books & Supplies$1,319
Room & Board$16,869 (On-Campus) / $14,681 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,339 (On-Campus) / $5,258 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$35,883$50,985
Off-Campus Total$34,614$49,716
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of California-Irvine offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 201 major areas - 108 Master's , 86 Doctorate , 3 Post-Bachelor'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 36,303 students enrolled in University of California-Irvine including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 6,665 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 3,372 male and 3,293 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 6,329 full-time and 336 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 4,931 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,388 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students3,372
Women Students3,293
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students6,329
Part-time Students336
By race/ethnicity 1,965 White, 183 Black, and 1,231 Asian students are attending at University of California-Irvine. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races253
136 students are younger than 22 and 272 students are older than 65. The school has 4,949 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,308 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under136
40 & Over272
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of California-Irvine, 4,931 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,388 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment6,665
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,931
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,388
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses346
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,931
California Resident2,374
Other State In U.S.909
Outside of U.S.1,510

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