University of California, Riverside (UCR) is a public research university and is amongst the 10 campuses of the University of California system. Washington Monthly has ranked UCR 2nd in United States for social mobility, community service and research. Also, US News has ranked it at #15, the most economically diverse student body in the US.
Programs, Campus and Residence
- The university offers more than 50 undergraduate majors, 55 master’s programs and 42 doctoral programs through its 7 schools and colleges. The most popular majors of UCR are – Engineering; Biology and Biomedical Sciences; Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; and Psychology.
- The main campus has an area of about 1,900 acres in the suburban district of Riverside. There are three housing options – 3 Residence Halls, 6 UCR Campus Apartments and Family Housing for the students.
University of California, Riverside Admission Process
|Pre-Requisites||Official transcripts, LOR|
|Test Scores||SAT/ACT score, GRE/GMAT score|
|English Proficiency Test||TOEFL/IELTS score|
|Application Fee||Undergraduate - 80 USD, Graduate – 105 USD|
|Additional Requirements||Resume, Statement of Purpose|
|Intake Seasons||Undergraduate – Fall – November 30 Graduate – Summer – March 1, Fall – June 1, Winter – September 1, Spring – December 1|
How to Apply – Applicants may apply at the official website of the university.
Cost and Scholarships
Cost of Attendance
|Tuition and Fees||44,594 USD|
|Room and Board||17,475 USD|
|Books and Supplies||1,400 USD|
|Personal Expenses||1,525 USD|
The students are provided financial aid in the form of scholarships and grants.
- Around 78% of the new students receive need-based financial aid from the university.
- The average amount disbursed per student for financial aid is about 18,139 USD.
More than 94,000 alumni are present around the globe. The alumni at the university are benefitted with various services such as career and education programs, on campus services, insurance, home improvement and travel.