A top tier university. From our focus on access, affordability and success of low-income students to sustainability efforts that leave the smallest footprint possible on our environment, UCI has much to be proud of. And as the largest academic unit on campus, the School of Social Sciences plays a big role in research, initiatives and degree programs that help the university shine brighter.


Making the American dream possible


Beach lovers + UCI =


Top 10 best value university

cool school

A super 'cool school'


#8 best anthropology program
in the U.S.


#12 best sociology program
in the U.S.


#19 best psychology program
in the U.S.

poli sci

#24 best political science
program in the U.S.


#1 in philosophy of mathematics in the world, and top 10 in all other LPS specialties


#24 best economics program
in the U.S.


Top 10 Chicano/Latino studies program for scholarly impact


#45 soc sci school in the world


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