University of California-Riverside

#160 in National Universities

  • Public4 Years (or High)Riverside, CADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree22,715 Students66.34 % Acceptance Ratio22:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    University of California-Riverside is a Public (4 Years or High) college located in Riverside, California. It has a total enrollment of 22,715 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 22:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 66.34% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio66.34 %
    Admission Yield18.95 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$70
    Graduate Application Fees$80

    The acceptance ratio is 66.34% last year at University of California-Riverside where total 42,629 students applied and 28,280 were accepted.

  • In-StateOut-of-State
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$13,917$41,931
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,675$28,777
    On-Campus Living Costs$19,430
    Off-Campus Living Costs$14,800

    The tuition & fees at University of California-Riverside, for academic year 2017-2018 is $13,917 for in-state students and $41,931 for out-of-students.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $19,430 when living on campus and $14,800 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    On-Campus Daycare

    University of California-Riverside provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Placement Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at University of California-Riverside.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about University of California-Riverside

Key Stats for University of California-Riverside

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

University of California-Riverside$41,931
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges$18,374
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California$19,392

Admission Chances average in nation


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges68.96%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.62%

Financial Helps average in nation


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges74.61%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California68.74%

Student Population small

University of California-Riverside22,715
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges8,898,653
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California990,462

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges45.08%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.07%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges203
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California222

Distance Learning limited online classes


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges21
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California7

Contact Information & Online Resources


University of California-Riverside 900 University Ave,
Riverside, CA 92521
951) 827-1012


University of California-Riverside is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (01/31/1956 - Current).
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