School of Business
Be a Leader in the Global Marketplace.
Create a buzz (Marketing). Make operations more efficient (Management). Project future growth (Finance). And so much more. The Undergraduate Program at the School of Business is taught by world-renowned faculty and will help you influence today's global marketplace!
We put research in your hands.
UCR offers research opportunities to all undergraduate students! This advantage catapults you to the “top of the list” for jobs and/or graduate school. Current School of Business research includes:
- Determining how women-owned businesses outpace total business growth
- Discovering how wellness programs lead to increased worker productivity
- Spotlighting the Inland Empire’s boost in business activity — thanks to a data compilation of employment, economic output, income and real estate
“UCR's School of Business is one of a few accredited, highly-recognized business schools in the world. The professors and staff go out of their way to help you whenever you encounter obstacles, making sure that you make the best of your college experience.”
Xinyi (Heidi) Chen
A UC Degree Is More Affordable Than You Might Think
of UCR undergraduate students received some form of financial aid.
of UCR transfer students received some form of financial aid.
of students' financial aid need was met with need-based aid.
(Financial Aid Office, 2018–19)
Let us show you how: financialaid.ucr.edu
School of Business Scholarships
Freshman and transfer students could qualify for a School of Business scholarship. Students are notified each year in January about the scholarship application. Winners are announced in March and formally recognized in the spring. Awards and amounts vary each year.
National Prestigious Scholarships and Awards (NPSA)
Freshman and transfer UCR students can fund their education with prestigious scholarships, such as the Donald A. Strauss Scholarship and the Undergraduate Fulbright Scholars (Research and English Teaching Award). Support is offered throughout the application process. UCR regional and national scholarships are also available via Financial Aid's Outside Agency Scholarship Search.
Every program is designed to help you succeed — from the moment you first step on campus to the day you graduate.
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CHASS F1RST: First-Year Experience Programs
(Mandatory for freshman students)
CHASS F1RST’s Learning Communities guarantee courses and credit. Freshman Pre-Business students are automatically enrolled in the Pre-Business PATH Learning Community (PRBS PATH). It offers networking with business-orientated classmates, skill development and a 2-unit workshop taught by peers.
Transfer Student Mentor Program
Gain peer mentoring from current transfer students. Take part in academic/professional workshops.
Business-Themed Student Organizations
Enhance your college experience, and network with peers and professional colleagues. Enjoy social activities, industry field trips, regional/national conferences, student organizations and more.
Hold a temporary Business Administration major, even if you’re missing a prerequisite or Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) course upon admission to UCR. To qualify, complete the remaining requirements before the end of the second quarter.
Team Husk-to-Home Wins EPA Award
Business Administration students collaborate with Engineering students on awarding-winning projects. Team Husk-to-Home builds housing in the Philippines — thanks to a $75,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
A First-Place Win
UCR Business Teams won first place in top categories at the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition — for five years in a row!