School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of University of California-Riverside and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of University of California-Riverside is 65.38% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 15.11%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $120 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate65.38 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.11 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$120

Tuition & Fees

UC Riverside's 2023 tuition & fees is $13,874 for California residents and $43,946 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 1.01% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($43,508).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $13,749 for California residents and $28,851 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 0.99% compared to the last year's rate.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$13,874$43,946
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,749$28,851
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 26,847 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 5,136 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UC Riverside has 22,868 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,979 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students26,847
Undergraduate Students22,868
Graduate Students3,979
Online Enrollment5,136

Degree Information and Campus Life

UC Riverside offers 180 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by UC Riverside
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs180 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification