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University of California Riverside

Riverside, California

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Overview

Student Population
26,434
University of California Riverside overview
Location Riverside, California
Online ucr.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
University of California Riverside overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Riverside, California, University of California Riverside is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 49,442 prospective students applied, and 32,522 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,850 enrolled in the school.  25,466 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 968 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $11,442 plus fees of $2,582. UC Riverside is ranked 217 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

7/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

UC Riverside is rated within the top 33% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of California Riverside within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
University of California Riverside overview
SAT 1080/1280
ACT 22/31
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
65.8% 
University of California Riverside overview
Applications Due Nov 30, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$11,442
In State Costs for University of California Riverside
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,520
Other Fees$2,582
Room and Board $16,261
Budget for Other Expenses$3,717
Total One Year Cost$35,522
Out of State Resident Tuition
$41,196
Out of State Costs for University of California Riverside
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,520
Other Fees$2,582
Room and Board $16,261
Budget for Other Expenses$3,717
Total One Year Cost$65,276

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$52,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
67% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of California Riverside students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 19%
Business 18%
Biology 14%
Psychology 11%
General Studies 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110671 IPEDS survey data for University of California Riverside.

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