University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside


The University of California, Riverside is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.Widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, UCR's current enrollment is more than 21,000 students, with a goal of 25,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.We are located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations.

  • Phone: (951) 827-1012

  • Location: California, United States

  • Famous graduates: Richard R. Schrock, Ruben Barrales, Jeff Cooper

  • Year founded: 1954

  • Worldwide rank: (not reported)

  • No. of undergraduate students: 18,621

  • International students: 2.00%

  • No. of postgraduate students: 745

  • International students: 31.00%


Application Statistics

  • Number of undergraduate applications received:33,815

  • No. of undergraduate students accepted:18,502

  • Undergraduate acceptance rate:

  • 54.72%

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Standardized Test Requirements

All apllicant Recommended SAT subject tes for Some Programs. College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and College of Engineering recommend Math Level 2 and either Chemistry or Physics.

% of freshman submitting SAT scores: 72%
% of freshman submitting ACT scores: 28%

SAT Percentiles

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Cost of attendance

Tuition and fees$39,727
Room and board$15,700
Books and supplies$1,700
Personal Expenses$1,950

Application Fee

Availability of Exchange program:Yes

Employment Rate(within one year)



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