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University of California-Riverside

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Rating

Public

Type

25,816

Students

$41,196

Tuition

57%

Acceptance

#49

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Riverside, CA

900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521

University of California-Riverside is a very large public university located in Riverside, CA ranked 185thin the nation. It has a total of 22,286 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting practically 5/9ths of applicants. University of California-Riverside offers 176 different majors and is best known for its botany, sustainability studies, and hispanic american studies programs (nationally ranked 6th, 7th, and 16th respectively). With a tuition cost of $11,442 for in-state students and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Riverside is quite pricey. 73.32% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $49,700 per year, which is 20% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$43,607/Year
Above Average

University of California-Riverside

$43,607

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$65,141/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$46,702/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

57%Acceptance
Average

University of California-Riverside

57%

National

69%
Sat

1130 - 1330

94% of students submit

Admissions Yield

17%

ACT

21 - 28

35% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

22,286Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

4,530

Part-Time

5
Male

46%

In-state

83%

Female

54%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

6%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
13% Business Administration and Management, General8% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other7% Biology/Biological Sciences, General71% Others

13% Business Administration and Management, General

8% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

7% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

71% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

13%

740 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

8%

475 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

7%

414 Graduates

Sociology

5%

292 Graduates

Computer Science

3%

194 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

3%

189 Graduates

Mathematics, General

3%

173 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

3%

151 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors22:122:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

22

Number of Library Books

3,961,920

Academic Spend per Student

$15,847

Full-time Retention Rate

89%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$33,700/Year

University of California-Riverside

$33,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$33,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$49,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

73%