University of California, Riverside

country rank  74
world rank  102

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University Overview

Established in 1954, University of California, Riverside is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Riverside (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of California, Riverside (UC Riverside) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of California, Riverside (UC Riverside) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 64 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UC Riverside
Founded 1954 Origins date back to 1907
Motto Fiat Lux
Let there be light
Colours Sky blue and gold

University Location

Address 900 University Avenue
Riverside (population range: 250,000-499,999)
92521 California
United States
T +1 (951) 827 1012
F +1 (951) 827 4532
Other locations Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1101 Hinderaker Hall
Riverside 92521
+1 (951) 827 4531

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of California, Riverside's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • University of California System (UC System)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018