University of California Riverside: Review & Facts

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University of California Riverside is a large four-year, public school with 21,385 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1954 and is one of the 11 schools located in Riverside, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
90
Fair
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at University of California Riverside.

University of California Riverside implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 90 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Biology, Sociology and Anthropology, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
91%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at University of California Riverside is very high at 91% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of California Riverside is average: 67%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of California Riverside is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$38,400
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - about $36,000 per academic year. The additional fees at University of California Riverside not covered by tuition are about $2,400, which totals $38,400 per academic year.

Read the details about University of California Riverside additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
56%
Doable
According to government data, 38,511 applications were submitted and 21,412 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of California Riverside in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
University of California Riverside provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of California Riverside, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
University of California Riverside provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 6,800 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of California Riverside. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of California Riverside appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of California Riverside Location and Maps



Post Address: University of California Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521, USA
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