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...


  • 21,539 total students enrolled in Fall 2015
  • 18,608 undergraduates
  • 2,931 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 34.3%
  •   Asian 32.8%
  •   White 15.6%
  •   Black or African American 3.6%
  •   Two or More Races 5.3%
  •   International/Non-resident Alien 6.5%
  •   Unknown 1.7%
  •   Native American or Alaskan Native 0.1%
  •   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1%

These data points follow the IPEDS definition for reporting race/ethnicity.

UCR Offers:

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

6-year Graduation rates
for first time, full time freshmen in the 2009 cohort:

  • 71.9% Pell 6-year
  • 74.0% Non-Pell 6-year
  • 73.0% Overall 6-year

Academic units are:

The UCR Library holds 3 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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