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


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#1 best value public university

cool school

A super 'cool school'


#08 best public anthropology program
in the U.S.


#09 best public sociology program
in the U.S.


#19 best public psychology program
in the U.S.

poli sci

#21 best public 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 public 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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