Total undergraduate costs for nine-month academic year, 2016–2017 are about $60,000 for a non-resident living on-campus. This sum includes tuition and fees - about $40,000 per year, books and supplies - $ $2,000, room and board - $13,600, personal and transportation costs - $2,600, health insurance - $2,000.
Irvine, California consistently ranks as the safest city in America. UCI is close to the beaches, mountains, and attractions of Southern California. Disneyland is approximately 20 minutes away by car. While the university is located in Irvine, the campus is directly bounded by the city of Newport Beach and the community of Newport Coast.