Start here to explore Irvine's world-renowned schools.
In Irvine, 21st century education starts early with a diverse array of highly ranked options conveniently located throughout the city.
Irvine is known for its world-class public education system with Irvine Unified School District ranking No. 1 in Southern California.
With 16 home and satellite campuses in Irvine, residents can earn an A.A., an M.B.A. or a Ph.D day or night. Over 70% of Irvine residents hold a bachelor’s degree or higher — ranking No. 1 among U.S. large cities. And over 30% hold a master’s degree or higher — ranking No. 2 among U.S. large cities.
- University of California, Irvine
- University of Southern California (OC Center)
- Brandman University
- California State University, Fullerton
- Chapman University
- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Irvine
- Concordia University
- Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM)
- Irvine Valley College
- Pepperdine University (Irvine Campus)
- Southern States University (Irvine Campus)
- Stanbridge University
- University of La Verne
- Webster University
- Westcliff University
- Western State College of Law
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