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University of California-Riverside Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

900 University Ave Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: (951) 827-1012
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Justin from Vallejo, CA
  • Feb-19-2018 I am a past student here

    Look into UC Riverside as an option for a degree that you're interested in for opportunities! There are so many opportunities for students on this campus.

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  • Brandon from CA
  • Jan-17-2018 I am a current student here

    Don't feel disappointed that you're attending "one of the bad UC's." UC Riverside may not have as much prestige as Berkeley or San Diego, but honestly it's a hidden gem.

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  • Jason from Placentia, CA
  • Oct-27-2016 I am a current student here

    Do not brush UCR off as "one of the worst UCs." Visit the campus during the summer to get a feel for the heat. The university is in the process of expanding parking, but until then, get to campus lots early to have even a chance of securing a spot. Do consider applying.

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  • Emily - Riverside, CA
  • Oct-17-2016 I am a current student here

    Don't expect financial aid to help you out. It took me a full year and a scene in their lobby before I was able to meet with a counselor. Only some of the people as the HOSS are helpful, the others don't know what they are doing. Everything one of them was telling me was completely negated by the counselor when I saw her, and she fixed my problem.

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