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Riverside, California

UC Riverside Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UC Riverside are predominantly Asian with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 87% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

University of California Riverside has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of University of California Riverside students
Race Percent of Students
White 13%
Black 4%
Hispanic 36%
Asian 37%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 11% more female students than male students enrolled at University of California Riverside with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UC Riverside has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of University of California Riverside students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for University of California Riverside students
Gender Number of Students
Men 11,327
Women 12,595

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UC Riverside serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of California Riverside students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,292 per year

57% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
23,922
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5%
Part time Undergrads 1.8%

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