Aug. 24, 2016

Nearly 9,000 freshmen and transfer students – the largest-ever incoming class – arrive at UCI this week. Welcome Week activities include the New Student Convocation, a Guinness world record attempt in four-quadrant dodgeball and the opening of the campus’s eSports arena. The large cohort is the result of an effort to better serve residents of California. UCI boosted in-state freshman admissions by 15.6 percent and transfer admissions by 27.3 percent this year. And what an exceptional group they are: The mean GPA of admitted California residents is 4.10. “The word is out: UCI is a first-choice school for talented students of all backgrounds,” says Chancellor Howard Gillman. “We have created an extraordinary incoming class.” …

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