University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

Riverside, CA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
20,069
total students
Tuition Cost $11,502 | $39,516
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $23,578
November 30
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
Very Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
598
sat math
581
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
24
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • American Indian/Native American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian-American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biomedical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Botany/Plant Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entomology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • International/Global Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Statistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geophysics and Seismology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Materials Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Policy Analysis
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied43,682
    • Accepted25,001
    • Acceptance Rate57%
    • Enrolled20,069
    • Female Applicants24,477
    • Females Accepted14,349
    • Female Acceptance Rate58%
    • Male Applicants19,205
    • Males Accepted10,652
    • Male Acceptance Rate55%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $70
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 3
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.74
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen November 30th March 31st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer November 30th March 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 581 550 640
    • SAT Math 598 540 660
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 24 23 29
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$11,502
    • Out-of-state tuition *$39,516
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$4,140
    • Room and board *$17,000
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred payments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$23,578
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$26,448
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$17,280
    • Average Loan Aid:$5,547
    • Average Grant Aid:$8,154
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$18,125
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 89%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 25%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students20,069
    • Male Student Percentage46%
    • Female Student Percentage54%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino41.31%
    • Black or African American3.5%
    • White or Caucasian11.49%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.1%
    • Asian33.76%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.17%
    • Two or more races5.66%
    • Unknown or International Student1.13%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.89% representing 95 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students.6% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 31%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations American Red Cross at University of California Riverside, American Medical Student Association, Running Club At UCR, Katipunan Pilipino Student Organization, Circle K International
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Golf No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty1,164
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio22:1 or 19,834 students to 918 faculty

Location & Contact

900 University Avenue
Riverside, CA 92521-0102
USA

Ms.Emily Engelschall

Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 951-827-3986
Fax: 951-827-6346
Email: discover@ucr.edu

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