20,069
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,578
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
57
57%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of California, Riverside is a University institution located in Riverside, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3221 Student Services
900 University Avenue
Riverside, CA  92521
United States
Contact Ms. Emily D. Engelschall
Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Email: discover@ucr.edu
Phone: 951-827-3986
Fax: 951-827-6346

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Entomology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/global Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Materials Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43,682
Applied
25,001
Accepted
20,069
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

24,477
Females Applied
14,349
Females Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

19,205
Males Applied
10,652
Males Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.74
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 30th March 31st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th March 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 581 550 640
SAT Math 598 540 660
ACT Composite 24 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,442
In-state
40,434
Out-of-state
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Fees

4,191
Full-time student fees
17,475
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes

Financial Aid

23,578
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,448
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,280
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,547
Avg. Loan Aid
8,154
Avg. Grant Aid
18,125
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
89%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

20,069
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 41.31%
Black or African American 3.5%
White or Caucasian 11.49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 33.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 5.66%
Other 1.13%

Gender

Male (45.66%)
Female (54.34%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Block Party Fall Concert, Spring Splash Concert and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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More
coed fraternities
Most popular organizations:
American Red Cross at University of California Riverside, American Medical Student Association, Running Club At UCR, Katipunan Pilipino Student Organization and Circle K International

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,164
Total Faculty
22:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 976
Part-time - 188
Male - 747
Female - 417