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University of California Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 19th 2019By -  Arushi Anand

University of California Riverside is one of the most ethical and economically diverse universities in the USA. The acceptance rate of 57% makes it a moderately competitive university. Almost 43,682 applications were received for 25,001 places. With difficult admission standards, the university has an average applicant competition.

  • All new students will be charged a one-time document fee of 165 USD
  • Transfer students are charged highlander orientation fee of 90 USD
  • Candidates can apply through the UC application available on the official website.

University of California Riverside Admissions Highlights 

Application PortalOfficial website
Application FeeUG- 75 USD
PG- 125 USD
Acceptance Rate57%
SAT Score Range1160-1360
ACT Score Range23-29
Mode of PaymentVisa/Mastercard Credit Card
Academic CalendarSemester wise
Interview RequirementsDepends on course requirements
Work ExperienceHighly recommended for MBA aspirants
Financial AidAvailable for International Students

University of California Riverside important dates and deadlines

Fall Admission – Freshman and Transfer Students

August 1Access the UC application
September 1-30Submission of TAG application
November 1-30Submission of UC application
DecemberTake the required exams
January 31Complete Transfer Academic Update for transfer students
MarchAdmission Notification begins
May 1Freshman deadline to submit a statement of intent
June 1Transfer students deadline to submit a statement of intent
July 1Final official transcripts, test scores and supporting documents
July 15Test scores and supporting documents due to undergraduate admissions
SeptemberFall quarter begins

Winter Admissions – For transfer students

July 1Access the UC application
July 1-31Submit your UC application
SeptemberAdmission notification begin
October 15Deadline to submit your statement of intent
November 1Deadline to submit final transcripts
December 1Deadline to register for winter
January 1Deadline to submit the final transcripts or documents
JanuaryWinter quarter begins

University of California Riverside International Students Admissions

University of California Riverside offers admissions to international students with high academic qualifications. International students need a valid passport, nonimmigrant visa (F-1or J-1) and appropriate documents as basic documents for admission into the university.

The University also charges tuition and fees that include a mandatory Student Health Insurance Plan. The plan provides covered students access to a network of doctor, hospitals and other health care providers.

English Language Proficiency Test Scores

TestsMinimum score required
TOEFLiBT- 80 or higher
PBT - 60 or higher
IELTS6.5 or higher
SATWriting section - 560
Language test - 31 or higher
ACT24 or higher in writing and language test
IB higher level examination in  English6 or 7

University of California Riverside Undergraduate Admissions 

University of California Riverside is segregated into four academic colleges and offers 81 majors along with almost 52 minors.

How-to-apply- Candidates can apply through the UC application available on the official website of the university

Application Fee- 70 USD

Requirements - GPA of 3.0, Standardized test scores, English Language proficiency test scores, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, essays, financial documents and personal transcripts.

University of California Riverside Transfer students Admissions

University of California Riverside offers guaranteed admissions through Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) programs.

How-to-apply- Candidates can apply through the UC application available on the official website

Application Fee- 70 USD

Requirements -Minimum requirement of 30 transferable credits, official transcripts from all institutes attended previously, English language proficiency test scores and standardized tests scores

University of California Riverside Graduate Admissions 

 Over 48 master program, 42 doctor of philosophy programs are offered at UCR along with other graduate programs.

How-to-apply- Candidates can apply through the official website of the Graduate School.

Application fee -125 USD

Requirements - Official transcripts, standardized tests scores, English Language proficiency test scores, letters of recommendations, statement of intent, essay and financial support documents.

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineApplication feeAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MBAOfficial WebsiteJune 1125 USDGRE and GMAT scores, statement of purpose, personal history essay, resume,
one letter of recommendation, official transcripts and financial support documents
TOEFL- 80  
IELTS- 6.5 or higher
PsychologyOfficial websiteFebruary 1125 USDGRE scores, Official transcripts of all post-secondary work, Statement of purpose,
three letters of recommendation and financial documents
TOEFL- 80 or higher
IELTS- 6.5 or higher
MS in Mechanical EngineeringOfficial WebsiteFall - June 1
Winter- September 1
Spring - December 1
125 USDOfficial and unofficial transcripts, GRE and GMAT, Letters of recommendations,
statement of purpose, relevant experience and financial documents
TOEFL- 80 or higher
IELTS- 6.5 or higher
Biomedical SciencesOfficial websiteIn the month of September125 USDGRE scores, official transcripts, three faculty letters of recommendation,
essays and financial documents
TOEFL  iBT - 80 or higher

University of California Riverside Document Assessment 

The University of California Riverside has an easy to understand the admission process. Once a candidate has applied at the university, they just need to complete the following steps:-

  • Print a copy of your application
  • Order test score reports- If a candidate is an undergraduate official report must be received by the testing agency
  • Update the application
  • Make the required changes
  • Await the decisions
  • Submit transcripts and exam scores

The MyUC application caters to all the needs of the candidates. Every information from document submission to the final decision is done through the application. It acts as a bridge of communication between the university and the applicants. Candidates can easily access the application and make the required changes.

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