University of California, Riverside

Riverside, CA

University of California, Riverside

Riverside, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$14,024

$43,778

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
650
25th
540
75th
26
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
31
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

22

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 32,522
Declined 16,920
Total Received 49,442
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Public

23,848

undergraduate students

3,659

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of California, Riverside (UCR), founded as an agricultural research center in 1907, is a public, comprehensive university. Undergraduate programs are offered through the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE); College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS); College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS); Graduate School of Education (GSOE); School of Business; and School of Public Policy (SPP). UCR's 1,200-acre campus is located 60 miles east of Los Angeles.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 27,507
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

1,200-acre, suburban campus in Riverside (population: 327,728), 60 miles from Los Angeles. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Ontario (15 miles), Santa Ana (34 miles), and Los Angeles. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of California, Riverside
900 University Avenue
Riverside, CA
92521

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
94%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
540
75th
650
25th
540
75th
26
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
31
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Other application fee ($80 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) November 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 32,522
Declined 16,920
Total Received 49,442

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,159

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,442
Room & board $16,261
Additional fees $2,582
Books & supplies $1,520
Total $31,805
Average Financial Aid - $16,159
Total with Avg. Aid $15,646
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 951 827-3878
F: 951 827-5619
finaid@ucr.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aikido, archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, dragon boat racing, fencing, hockey, karate, kendo, martial arts, rugby, running, skateboarding, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, surfing, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big West Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Anthropology, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Asian-American Studies.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Creative Writing.
Dance, General.
Dance, Other.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Economics, Other.
Education, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Toxicology.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Evolutionary Biology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
French Language and Literature.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geophysics and Seismology.
German Studies.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
History, Other.
Information Science/Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Materials Engineering.
Materials Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neuroscience.
Philosophy, Other.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Administration.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Southeast Asian Studies.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Statistics, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

27,507

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

23,848
students

Female
54%
12,836

Male
46%
11,012

13%

3,659
students

Female
45%
1,661

Male
55%
1,998

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

22,547
students

Female
54%
12,192

Male
46%
10,355

5%

1,301
students

Female
50%
644

Male
50%
657

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
40%
Hispanic/Latino
11%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: November 30

Winter: July 31

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

quarter hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 91
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
Philippines
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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Lists & Rankings

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