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Colleges / University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

Riverside, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate66%
Acceptance Rate66%

About UC Riverside

University of California, Riverside is a public, state school in the suburb of Riverside, California. UC Riverside was founded in 1954. The college currently enrolls around 26,847 students a year, including 22,866 undergrad students.

UC Riverside Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into UC Riverside. Around 66% of applicants get into UC Riverside each year. In 2022, 34,683 out of 52,675 total applicants were accepted.

University of California, Riverside Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.8
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University of California, Riverside is locatedin the town of Riverside, California, in Los Angeles.

If you would like to see UC Riverside for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 215 to Riverside, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Ontario International.

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College Info

900 University Avenue Riverside, CA 92521-0102

Campus Setting: Suburban

UC Riverside Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Nov 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Nov 30

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UC Riverside is Nov 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UC Riverside is Nov 30.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UC Riverside is like? There are approximately 26,847 students enrolled at UC Riverside, including 22,866 undergraduate students and 3,981 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from CA and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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