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The University of California, Irvine (UCI) is one of the ten UC campuses in the state of California. According to US News and Reports, UC Irvine is ranked the #41 best college in the United States. This school is located in the city of Irvine, California, which is about one hour south of Los Angeles, and one hour north of San Diego.
Nearly 28,000 students attend the University of California, Irvine; making UCI one of the largest campuses in California. Students attending UCI have a choice of 80 different majors to study from. Additionally, UC Irvine offers students with the opportunity to participate in 18 different sports. What UCI is often most recognized for is their unique college mascot, which is the anteater!
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California State University, Monterey Bay (or CSUMB) is one of 23 California State Universities across our state. CSUMB is a fairly new university – the first ever class at this university was held on August 28, 1995. CSUMB is located in a wonderful area – the campus is located only one mile from the ocean. This university is home to about 5,000 students, and offers 18 different options for people to study in areas such as: Biology, Global Studies, Music, Psychology, Visual and Public Arts, and World Languages and Cultures. CSUMB offers 14 different athletic programs, and a wide variety of student organizations and clubs to join.
For information on the application process, and how admission decision are made, check out this page from the CSUMB website.
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According to U.S. News and World Reports, UC Berkeley (also known as CAL) ranks as the 22nd best university in the U.S.
CAL is located about 45 minutes north of San Jose, resting in the hills of Berkeley, California. Over 35,000 students attend, studying 130 different fields. UC Berkeley is known for their excellence in academics – 25 former students earned a Nobel Prize. Also, the CEO of Google, and the Co-Founder of Apple both graduate from UC Berkeley.
In addition to their academics, CAL is well-known for their sports. There are 27 different athletic teams that have won 79 national championships. There has also been nearly 300 CAL competitors in the Olympics, and 91 gold medal winners.
Want more information about attending UC Berkeley? Contact your GEAR UP staff, or visit their university website.