Earn a World-Class Education
UC Riverside is a highly ranked research institution that is respected around the world. It is one of ten schools within the University of California system. Each year, international students from more than 65 countries come to UC Riverside.
You are an international student if you are not a US citizen or permanent resident.
Become a more competitive applicant with UCR's Admission Preparation Program (APP)
International Freshman – Improve the academic and language skills needed to study in the United States.
Participating in this educational program does not in itself provide preference in admission to the University of California. Students interested in applying to UC should refer to the UC Admissions website or the admissions office of the UC campus they wish to attend for details about the admissions process.
UCR BY THE NUMBERS
worldwide for physical
sciences and engineering.
of UC Riverside faculty
have a Ph.D. or equivalent.
The number of countries from
which UCR students originate.
in the world for plant
and animal science.
out of 500 major universities in the world in physical sciences and engineering. (Leiden University)
Countries of Origin: China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and India.
of international undergraduate UCR students study business and economics.
of UCR’s international students are earning Ph.D's.
“UC Riverside has given me a home away from home. It is making each of my dreams a reality. Coming from a single parent home, UCR gave me the opportunity to afford a University of California education.”
Sociology/Law and Society