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University of California-Riverside Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

20,692 students

76% admitted

  • 20,192 full time
  • 500 part time
  • 9,889 men full time
  • 10,303 women full time
  • 26,480 applied
  • 20,094 admitted
  • 4,469 enrolled

18,236 Undergraduates

$11,220 tuition/year

  • 2,450 Graduates
  • 6 Non-Degree
  • $11,220 in state
  • $1,740 fees
  • $13,240 room & board
  • $1,784 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Far West Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Quarter
School Mascot: Highlanders
School Colors: Sky blue and gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Hannah from Tempe, AZ
  • 0
  • it is a great school and i can't wait to go here. the scenary is so beautiful. if you are considiring it i would advise you to apply.…

  • Jan-22-2012 Read More
  • student
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  • It's great place for students who will take the time to make their own college careers. You can create great relationships with professors because you stand out more. It really…

  • Jan-06-2012 Read More
  • Denise from Riverside, CA
  • 0
  • university of california riverside is an exceptional higher education institution that dedicates itself to providing quality education. the university is among the most diverse schools in the nation which makes…

  • Jan-29-2012 Read More
  • Devon from San Marcos, CA
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  • academically, ucr has become one of the top schools in the country. there are a lot of free social events, such as concerts and other entertainers, exercise equipment, game rooms,…

  • Feb-15-2012 Read More
  • Nancy from Lynwood, CA
  • 0
  • uc riverside is a very friendly campus. it's easy to meet people, and find study buddies. psychology professors are very helpful and they care about you learning and not just…

  • Feb-25-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The University of California, Riverside serves the needs and enhances the quality of life of the diverse people of California, the nation and the world through knowledge – its communication, discovery, translation, application, and preservation. The undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs; research programs; and outreach activities develop leaders who inspire, create, and enrich California’s economic, social, cultural, and environmental future.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Anagaby from Los Angeles, CA
  • Jan-03-2012 I am a current student here

    The people at UCR are so down to earth. Everyone is so friendly, honestly, you meet some of the best people here. The students are hardworking and the adventures are really awesome.

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  • 5
  • Kevin from Los Angeles, CA
  • Jan-01-2012 I am a current student here

    Its fun, and the people are extremely nice. I enjoy spending time with my friends, and its not the location that matters but the people you spend time with that does. And the people here are the best, every day is a new adventure, just be prepared to travel more at night, since it does get hot during the day and cold during the winter.

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  • 5
  • :D
  • Dec-30-2011 I am a current student here

    I like coming to school here. I am living in the dorms, and I am never bored. There is always a lot of diverse activities. There is lots to do here at UCR.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Dec-29-2011 I am a current student here

    Dorming experience is great in Riverside. Riverside is very diverse and a very big campus to explore. There are many clubs to join and fun events people can attend.

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  • 5
  • Kevin from Fremont, CA
  • Dec-27-2011 I am a current student here

    The close drive to everything is great! Riverside downtown also has a bunch of things to do, even though most people don't really know about it. It's a hidden gem, you can pretty much just go sightseeing down there, and it's really pretty.

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