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University of California-Riverside Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$29,904 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,220 tuition
$14,607 on campus room & board
$1,716 books and supplies
$2,361 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$56,586 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$37,902 tuition
$14,607 on campus room & board
$1,716 books and supplies
$2,361 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$9,355 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
53% get federal aid ($4,937 avg)
62% get state aid ($10,631 avg)
69% get institn'l aid ($9,355 avg)
53% get loans ($5,648 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.58% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.98% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$63,203,749
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $19,447 81%
Federal Grant Aid $4,937 53%
Pell Grants $4,777 53%
Other Federal Grants $3,800 2%
Institution Grant Aid $9,355 69%
State Grant Aid $10,631 62%
Student Loans $5,648 53%
Federal Loans $5,161 52%
Other Loans $12,999 2%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- R
- R
$7,845 R
$7,845 - $10,000 R
- Y Y Y Y
$100 - $5,000 Y R N
- Y R N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: March 2
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does University of California-Riverside offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-1012
http://finaid.ucr.edu
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State -
Out of State -

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Analleli from Hayward, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Things can be pretty expensive at the school's book store but there are stores that around Riverside that can be accessible through bus.

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  • 3
  • Jason from Placentia, CA
  • I am a current student here

    There are plenty of work-study opportunities for those who need it. Renting textbooks saves money. The library will even let you photocopy pages of the textbooks. Tuition seems to be on the rise, but hopefully financial aid packages will help the people who need it the most. Off-campus housing might be more budget-friendly.

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  • 4
  • Lessllie from Ontario, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The great thing is that we can check out computers, calculators, and books here. I would not recommend doing this if you are forgetful like me in which case one would do better in actually buying the product you plan on checking out. The other day, I forgot my scientific calculator and decided to check one out. After I finished my final, I completely forgot I checked out the calculator and long story short, it was three hours late. I had a late fee waiting for me already. I have to pay sixteen dollars. With that money I could have bought myself a new one. On the other hand, checking out my own laptop for two hours is more convenient for me.

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