UC Riverside


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In the Heart of Inland Southern California

Located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California, the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities — air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, culture and healthcare. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

In Fact...


  • 21,587 total students enrolled in Fall 2014
  • 18,782 undergraduates
  • 2,805 graduate students

UCR enrolls a higher percentage of Pell Grant recipients than any other top research university in the country.


Student Ethnicity Pie Chart
  •   Hispanic or Latino 37.3%
  •   Asian 36.3%
  •   White 13.8%
  •   Black or African American 4.5%
  •   Two or More Races 3.9%
  •   international/Non-resident Alien 2.5%
  •   Unknown 1.1%
  •   Native American or Alaskan Native 0.2%
  •   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4%

UCR Offers:

  • 101 Bachelor's degree programs
  • 52 Master's degree programs
  • 42 Ph.D. programs
  • 13 California teaching and administrative credential programs

Graduation Rates:

  • 69.3% All new freshmen within six years
  • 68.2% Pell Grant Recipients within six years
  • 70.1% No Federal Loan/no Pell Grant within six years


  • 61.8% of bachelor’s degrees are completed within four years
  • 32.4% between four and five years
  • 5.8% between five and six years

Academic units are:

The UCR Library holds 2.5 million volumes of books, 30,000 titles of print and electronic serials, 2.2 million microforms, 300,000 government information sources and close to 50,000 audiovisual materials. Library facilities include:

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