School of Business
Be a Leader in the Global Marketplace
Create a buzz as a marketer. Make operations more efficient as a manager. Project future growth as a financial analyst. And so much more. The School of Business' Undergraduate Program — taught by world-renowned faculty — will help you influence today's global marketplace!
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
(Business Administration/Information Systems)
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
Find out if you qualify for a School of Business scholarship. Awards and amounts vary each year.
Prestigious Scholarships and Awards
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. Also available are campus scholarships, and Financial Aid's Outside Agency Scholarship Search for regional and national scholarships.
Every program is designed to help you succeed from the moment you first step on campus, to the day you graduate.
FR Freshman Students TR Transfer Students
Incoming first- and second-year students register for pre-business under the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS). Breadth requirements and prerequisites are completed, and an application to Business is submitted at the end of the second year. Upon acceptance, students become business administration majors in the School of Business.
CHASS F1RST: First-Year Experience Programs
(Mandatory for freshman students)
CHASS F1RST’s Learning Communities guarantee courses and credit. Freshman students in pre-business are automatically enrolled in the Pre-Business PATH Learning Community (PRBS PATH) learning community. It offers networking with business-orientated classmates, skill development, and a 2-unit workshop taught by peers.
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.
Transfer Student Mentor Program
Gain peer mentoring from current transfer students. Take part in academic/professional workshops.
Business & Bourns Consultancy
Assist engineering students in producing a business plan to take their senior design projects to the open market.
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.
Student Ambassador Program
Represent the School of Business at on- and off-campus events. Network with campus and community leaders.
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).
UCR Business Teams won first place in top categories at the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition — for five years in a row!