Wherever your journey started,
there is a place for you at UC Riverside.
UC Riverside is one of the most highly ranked academic institutions in the United States.
It honors a heritage of world-class academic excellence as one of ten schools in the University of California system.
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UCR BY THE NUMBERS
university in the country based on graduation rates, affordability and the percentage of Pell Grant recipients. (Time Magazine, 2014)
best colleges for educational quality, affordability and alumni success. (Money Magazine, 2017)
UCR's ranking based on contribution to the public good. (Washington Monthly, 2014)
in student diversity among Forbes' ranking of America’s Top Colleges. (Forbes, 2016)
of UCR faculty have a Ph.D. or equivalent.
best college for Hispanic students based on academics, tuition, a cultural center, degree programs and scholarships. (BestColleges.com, 2015)
in student community service participation and hours served. (Washington Monthly, 2016)
in the nation in the number of faculty members receiving prestigious awards. (Washington Monthly, 2014)
"Golden Age" university, established between 1945-1966, scoring high for research and teaching. (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2017)
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"I wish we could clone what is happening at UC Riverside and bring it to every college and university in the country. You are showing the kinds of partnerships, the kinds of commitments, that need to be made if we are going to reach President Obama's goal, to have the kind of higher education system that supports a diverse democracy."
U.S. Under Secretary for Education, President Obama Administration