About UCR

University of California-Riverside (UCR) — public non-profit university. It is located in Riverside, United States. UCR is a member of University of California System, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2023, it is among top-450. The university is highly rated by the independent university ranking THE. It is in the top-60. UCR is one of the best universities in the United States.

UCR offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs in different fields of study.

Location
Riverside, United States
Establishment year
1954
Students
26,350
International students
2,034
Female students
53%
Acceptance rate
66%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2023 
#453
Rating in the USA
2021 
#82
Rating THE
2022 
#57

UCR tuition fees

The academic year at UCR is divided into quarters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. One year of studying at UCR will cost local citizens a minimum of 7,626 USD. For foreigners, the tuition fee is different — from 17,691 USD per year. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Academic calendar
Quarters
Scholarships
No
Financial AidAllowances and other types of social assistance
Yes
Bachelor
Local
15,506 USD/year
Foreign
45,252 USD/year
Master
Local
7,626 USD/year
Foreign
17,691 USD/year
DoctorateCitizens and foreigners
Free

Additionally

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus
16,261 USD/year
off campus
11,496 USD/year
Other expensesTransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
3,717 USD/year
off campus
3,147 USD/year

Bachelor degree in UCR

You can apply for an undergraduate program at UCR if you have a good academic record and a GPA score of at least 3. You also need to successfully pass the entrance exams. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 80. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5. A subject exam is required. The university relies on the ACT or SAT results.

GPA
3
IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
80

Master's degree in UCR

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. It is impossible to enter UCR for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 80. IELTS — 6.5 or higher. There is an opportunity for admission to online master's programs at UCR.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
80
TOEFL PBT
550

UCR campus

The campus of UCR is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The school has a library where students can do their homework or just relax. UCR regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes

What to do after graduation

Students are allowed to stay in the country for a year after graduation. To do this, you need to extend your student visa or apply for a job seeker visa. Graduates of UCR are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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Universities related to UCR

Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
18458University of California-RiversideUSARiverside
 
45,252 USD
from  17,691 USD
to  83,946 USD
California Technical AcademyUSARiverside
 
 
 
 
California Baptist UniversityUSARiverside
 
34,909 USD
 
 
Salon Success Academy-RiversideUSARiverside
 
 
 
 
American College of Healthcare and TechnologyUSARiverside
 
 
 
 

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
11Harvard UniversityUSACambridge
from  7,918 USD
to  52,645 USD
from  7,748 USD
to  73,420 USD
22Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSABoston
 
58,224 USD
 
58,224 USD
33Stanford UniversityUSAStanford
 
57,678 USD
from  56,472 USD
to  76,929 USD
54California Institute of TechnologyUSAPasadena
 
48,098 USD
 
48,098 USD
75Princeton UniversityUSAPrinceton
 
55,995 USD
 
53,876 USD