University of California, Irvine is accredited by the Senior Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges which is one California’s agencies who specialize in Universities and Colleges accreditation. UC Irvine aims to extend help to the public by developing responsible citizens, and extending help to local, national, and global communities which resulted to different reviews and rankings because on how the university focuses not only on their own benefit but most especially giving it to students and the whole community.
The university’s online program aims to meet the changing needs of professionals. This change is evident on their everyday activities which reflect their capability on handling and managing every responsibility. Online classes are designed to meet these kinds of changes in a way that education is still possible even to the busiest adult. With a wide range of online degrees and online courses, students are definitely given the opportunity to reach their goals and ambitions in life. Online programs include Business, Management and Legal programs in Investment Management, Investor Relations, Human Resources, Business Administration, Education programs in Independent Educational Consultant, Environment and Facilities program in Facilities Management, and other programs in Life Sciences, Information Technology, Engineering, and Sustainability Studies.
Admissions vary on freshmen applicants, Transfer Students, Second Baccalaureate applicants, Readmission, Re-entry students. Tuition differs in every program while there is financial aid available to those students in need of financial assistance and achievers. Financial aid includes grants, loans, and scholarships which as well vary on the type of student. Scholarships include Emory Sekaquaptewa Memorial Scholarship, Henry Samueli Endowed Scholarship, and The Regents' Scholarships.