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As one of the most highly ranked academic institutions in the country, we inspire our students to dream big, push boundaries, defy the odds, and blaze new trails. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are led by dedicated, award-winning faculty who engage students in experience-based learning and research. Our welcoming, innovative, entrepreneurial campus community embodies the very best of California.
UC Riverside is one of the most ethnically diverse and inclusive research universities in the nation. We have been named the third-best college for Hispanics in the country (BestColleges.com, 2016). We are also an Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).
At UCR, 87% of UCR undergraduate students who applied received some form of financial aid; 98% of Financial Aid recipients received gift-aid (grants and/or scholarships) and 77% of students' financial aid need was met with need-based financial aid. Learn more about UCR Financial Aid.
Whether you’re aiming for graduate or professional school or are looking ahead to succeed in your career, UCR is the right place to help you achieve your goals.