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...

  • Enrollment: 21,297 total students enrolled in Fall 2013
  • 18,621 undergraduates
  • 2,676 graduate students


Student Ethnicity Pie Chart
  • : African American 6.3%
  • : Asian/Asian American 35.4%
  • : Chicano and Latino 32.1%
  • : Native American 0.5%
  • : White/Caucasian 17%
  • : other ethnic/unknown 2.2%
  • : international 6.5%


  • 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

Bachelor's Degrees Completed chart [d]

UCR Offers

The University of California, Riverside offers: 101 bachelor degree programs, 52 master's degree programs, 42 Ph.D. programs and 13 California teaching credential programs (through GSOE).

Degrees Offered chart

Academic units are:

The UCR Libraries hold collections totaling 2,368,843 volumes, 22,151 serial subscriptions and 1,772,053 microforms, and more than 1,410,700 government publications. These information resources are housed in four facilities:

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