In the UC Irvine School of Humanities, we are invested in practical liberal arts for the 21st century. Our academic units cultivate creative and analytical development and superb communication skills to best prepare our students for wherever their unique path might lead them after graduation.
The School of Humanities is one of the highest nationally ranked schools at UC Irvine. Six of our Ph.D. programs are in the top 20 in the nation. Our MFA Program in Writing is ranked third in the nation and boasts a number of prizewinning alumni, including Pulitzer Prize winners. Impressively, 40% of our Ph.D. students secure a tenure-track position within three years of graduation. This is nearly four times higher than the national average.