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UCR Featured in Streaming Series, “The College Tour”

Learn about ten exceptional students and what they think makes UCR special.
By Undergraduate Admissions | | First Year, Transfer, Out-of-State, International
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Tips for Writing a Successful Application to UC Riverside

Learn tips for completing the application, answering your personal insight questions, and proving you’ve got the potential to be a future Highlander.
By Undergraduate Admissions | | First Year, Transfer, Out-of-State, International
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UCR Fall 2023 Application Period Extended Oct. 1-Nov. 30

The admission application filing period for all University of California institutions, including UC Riverside, is now from Oct 1 to Nov 30, allowing students more time to complete their applications. The University of California has nine undergraduate institutions, including UCR, UCLA, Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, UC Santa Cruz, UC Merced, and...
By Undergraduate Admissions | | First Year, Transfer, Out-of-State, International
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UCR Announces Brand New Robotics Major

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) at UC Riverside is launching a new major as a Bachelor of Science in Robotics Engineering, starting in fall 2022. This major combines elements from mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and software development.
By Undergraduate Admissions | | First Year, Out-of-State, International
College Financial Aid Illustration

UC System Implements Plan to Steady Tuition Rates

UC Riverside and all other campuses in the University of California system have implemented a new cohort-based tuition model called the Tuition Stability Plan in which once an undergraduate student begins at UCR, their tuition will not be raised for up to six years.
By Undergraduate Admissions | | First Year

UCR Admissions Remaining Test-Free

At its November meeting, the UC Board of Regents confirmed that the university system will continue to practice test-free admissions for the foreseeable future. The standardized testing requirement for first-year applicants was originally suspended in May 2020 for all applicants through fall 2024.
By Undergraduate Admissions | | First Year