UC Riverside Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

University of California-Riverside is ranked 113rd in National Universities and 27th in California Colleges.
Next statements evaluate University of California-Riverside by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $43,778.
  • The acceptance rate (57%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,230 SAT, 27 ACT) is average.
  • It has relatively large number of students of 23,922.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (174 programs).
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National Universities
#113 in National Universities
California Colleges
#27 in California Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of UC Riverside are $43,778 (out-of-state rate) and it is very expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside $43,778

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $20,072

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of UC Riverside are $28,686 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside $28,686

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $21,760

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of UC Riverside is 57% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 57%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 58%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of UC Riverside is 17% and the yield is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 17%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at UC Riverside is 1,230 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 1,230

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 1,167

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at UC Riverside is 27 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 27

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 70

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at UC Riverside is 76% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 76%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 54%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at UC Riverside is 15% and it is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 15%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 8%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at UC Riverside is 89% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 89%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 85%

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Student Population

The total student population at UC Riverside is 23,922 and its population relatively large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 23,922

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20,004

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at UC Riverside is $18,277 which is 41.75% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside $18,277

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $9,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at UC Riverside is 23 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 23 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 24 to 1

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Number of Programs

UC Riverside offers 174 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 174

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 120

Number of Online Programs

UC Riverside offers 1 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Riverside 1

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 7

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