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University of California, Riverside

California, United States of America | Estd in 1907 | Government University

QS Rank : 404

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About University of California

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) is a public research university based in Riverside, California. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is affiliated with Universities Research Association (URA) and space-grants. It was established in 1907 as the Citrus Experiment Station. UCR offers several undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programmes under its three colleges and four professional schools namely College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Business, and School of Public Policy.

University of California Overview

  • UCR is considered as the no. 1 public university in the United States for social mobility for consecutive four years by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • University of California has been ranked 2nd for its Entomology research in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.
  • It ranks 9th among public universities for sustainability according to the Princeton Review.
  • UCR has been ranked as the 12th top public university by Forbes for "America's Best Value Colleges".
  • The UCR library has a collection of over 2 million books and is considered to have the largest collections of science fiction and fantasy in the world.
  • The California Museum of Photography of University of California is considered as the largest photographic center in the western United States.
  • UCR has more than 450 student organisations encouraging all kinds of arts and culture, sports and recreation, and various other events.

University of California Highlights

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Year of Establishment1907
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Institute TypeUniversity
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OwnershipPublic/Government
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Number Of Students22911
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Campus Size1200 acres
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Faculty Count1366
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Acceptance Rate65%
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Fee Range16.69 L - ₹34.29 L/yr
Bachelors vs Masters
Gender Ratio
Male: 48%Female: 52%
Male: 48%Female: 52%
Student Demographic
  • Domestic:   21995
  • International:   916

University of California Ranking and Stats

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Parametric Score and Ranking 2024

Parameter Ranking
Citations
85.7
Industry Outcome
70.6
International Outlook
77
Research
35.4
Teaching
35.9
DomainYearScoreRankRank Band
Overall2019NANA49.5–53.0
Overall2020NANA46.9–50.0
Overall2021NANA48.0–50.5
Overall2022NANA48.1–50.3
Overall2023NANA48.9–51.1
Overall2024NANA53.1-55.8

University of California Courses

Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)
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LevelUG
MajorHistory
Duration48 Months
Fees33.81 L/yr
LevelUG
MajorBio-Chemistry
Duration48 Months
Fees33.81 L/yr
LevelUG
MajorBiology
Duration48 Months
Fees33.81 L/yr
LevelUG
MajorChemistry
Duration48 Months
Fees33.81 L/yr
LevelUG
MajorArts
Duration48 Months
Fees33.81 L/yr
LevelUG
MajorDance
Duration48 Months
Fees33.81 L/yr

University of California Fees

CoursesDurationInternational StudentLocal Student
Ph.D(38 courses)5 years-6 years₹17.73 L/yr₹13.55 L/yr
B.A.(34 courses)4 years₹34.29 L/yr₹13.18 L/yr
BS(28 courses)4 years₹34.29 L/yr₹13.18 L/yr
M.S(19 courses)1 year-2 years₹16.69 L - ₹17.73 L/yr₹12.93 L - ₹13.55 L/yr
M.A.(10 courses)2 years₹16.69 L/yr₹12.93 L/yr

University of California Admission and Application

Application deadline August,2024
  • For University of California, Riverside admissions, students must register online and create an ID and password.
  • Applications for admissions must be submitted online along with all required documents including a resume, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation etc and the amount of application fee.
  • Apart from submitting all the documents students might also need to submit test scores for admissions to certain undergraduate and graduate programmes.
  • Admissions will be offered based on eligibility criteria, document verification and admission fee payment.

University of California Eligibility

  • International students can clear the English language proficiency criteria by submitting scores of any of the following tests- ACT English Language Arts (score 24 or above), Writing and Language in the SAT (score 31 or above), AP examination in English Language and Composition, or English Literature and Composition (score 3, 4 or 5), IB Standard Level examination in English (Language A only) (score 6 or 7), IB Higher Level examination in English (Language A only)  (score 5, 6 or 7), International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (score 6.5 or above), TOEFL iBT (score 80 or above), TOEFL paper based (score 60 or above), or Duolingo English Test (DET) (score 115 or above).
  • Candidates applying for undergraduate programmes must complete X and XII both from state board or CBSE and must secure a minimum score of 70 or above.
  • Students applying for graduate programmes must secure a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from any recognized university or institute.
  • Candidates applying for MPAc, MFin, MBA, MS in Business Analytics, or PhD programmes have to submit qualifying scores in GRE or GMAT.
  • Students applying for graduate programmes must submit three letters of recommendation. However, one letter of recommendation is enough for applying to certain programmes like MPAc, MFin, MBA, Professional MBA, or MSBA within the Anderson Graduate School of Management.
  • It is mandatory to submit all the letters of recommendation in English only.

University of California Campus Facilities

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Sports

Sports

UC Riverside has 17 men’s and women’s Division I teams which hosts several sports events all around the year offering opportunities to students who are interested in sports and athletics. In addition to that, the UCR Student Recreation Center also offers recreational, intramural and club sports on campus. UCR has several teams for women and men for playing a variety of sports including Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball etc.

Gym

The recreation center at UCR also offers facilities for gym and group fitness classes. The gym is well equipped with all essential equipment required for strength training and cardio sessions. It also has well trained fitness instructors to provide guided sessions to individuals.

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