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2017 Year in Review: A collection of our big accomplishments and best moments of 2017.


Read more about UC Riverside’s Economic Impact in U.S. Totals More Than $2.7 Billion

A new report commissioned by the campus shows that UCR generates $2.71 billion in economic activity for the United States.Of that nearly $3 billion total, the university had a $1.92 billion impact on California, a $1.35 billion impact on the Inland Empire, and a $1.26 billion impact on Riverside County. The 2015-16 figures are from direct spending by the university, including the impact of wages paid to employees and retirees, as well as goods and services procured by the campus.

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Read more about UCR Applications Increase Leads UC System

UCR had a 12.4 percent hike in applicants for fall 2018 over fall 2017, the largest increase of any campus in the UC system.UCR registered its largest-ever number of applicants, at 60,285, and showed the largest percentage increase in transfer applications of any UC campus, at 13.2 percent. Systemwide, the University of California registered its 13th consecutive year of record-breaking highs, with more than 221,000 students having applied for undergraduate admission to the UC campuses.

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Living the Promise: The Campaign for UC Riverside

Other News at UCR Today

Study Shows How to Maximize Consumer Profitability

A study by a UCR marketing professor shows that the earliest consumers aren’t always the most profitable.

Top Five Take-Aways from FOM│UCPath Info Session

Learn what is changing and what will remain the same with this new system.

Project Moving Forward Wins Golden Bell Award

Project Moving Forward was awarded the honor by the California School Boards Association.

2017 Ends On High Note For Inland Empire Economy

New analysis says job and population growth may be stymied by lack of housing.

UCR Men’s Basketball v. UC Merced

Friday, Dec. 22
7 p.m.
SRC Arena

A Ghost Story

Friday, Dec. 22
7 p.m.
Culver Center of the Arts

UCR Today

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