The public University of California-Riverside is a commuter school with an economically and culturally diverse student body. In all of the 10 UC campuses, Riverside enrolls the highest percentage of African Americans and the second highest rate of Latino students. The students at UCR are known for their service to the community and Washington Monthly ranks the school 2nd in the nation for contributing to the public good. The school was founded as a Citrus Experiment Station and today possesses 1,000 varieties of citrus and devotes time and research towards plant sciences and biology.
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, computer labs, and meeting rooms.
the campus is constantly growing with new buildings and student facilities.
Devon from San Marcos, CA
this unversity is very diverse, you will meet people from a great range of different backgrounds. there are many different oppurtunities for students to become involved with the campus and community. living in the residence halls is an extraordinary experience.