Rank: 29

University of California-Riverside

Riverside, CAWWW.UCR.EDU
Median SAT/ACT
1130/25
Enrollment
20,033
In light of its culturally and economically diverse student body, the University of California, Riverside's outcomes are impressive. Seventy-three percent of students graduate, a rate which is 31% higher than that of similar schools with comparable student demographics. Average early career salaries top $47,000, which is 12% higher than their peers who come from similar institutions. Both metrics thus place...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$35,400
% of students who get any grants
84%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$14,400
Average price for low-income students
$7,800
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
96%
% of need met
81%
% of students who get merit* grants
2%
Average merit grant
$4,900
student success
Graduation rate
73%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Average student debt
$17,000
Average salary within 5 years
$47,000
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
41%
admissions
Acceptance rate
56%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1130/25
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
30-Nov

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

UCR is definitely a good campus, although there is plenty of room for improvement. Although the classes, professors, clubs, and opportunities are great during the regular course, the summer classes there are a joke! Taking classes in 5 weeks is already difficult enough (to actually learn and retain information and...
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UCR is a great university with a diverse amount of students. The college campus is on the smaller side compared to other UCs however, this lets the students become familiarized to their school and is easier to maneuver. The class rooms are a bit dated depending on the building however...
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University of California Riverside is very diverse. The campus life is great only if you are a part of a club or greek life. Those that aren't affiliated might have a difficult time meeting others in the long run because the party scene solely revolves around invitations, so there are...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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