University of California-Riverside

Acceptance Rate 66 %
SAT Average 1,180
Tuition & Fees $43,778
Student Population 26,434
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $16,159

Academic Overview

University of California-Riverside Campus, Riverside, CA
University of California-Riverside is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Riverside, California. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $14,024 for California residents and $43,778 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 26,434 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 66% and the graduation rate is 77% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of California-Riverside varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $55,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of California-Riverside are $14,024 for California residents and $43,778 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $13,584 for in-state students and $28,686 for out-of-state students.
University of California-Riverside 2021 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UC Riverside. The acceptance rate of UC Riverside is 66% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average graduation rate is 77% and the transfer-out rate is 14%. The average received amount of financial aid is $16,159 and 91% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 26,434 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of California-Riverside is 66 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of California-Riverside is 77 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of California-Riverside is 14 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of California-Riverside is 89 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of California-Riverside is 26,434
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of California-Riverside is 23 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
23 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $16,159 at University of California-Riverside.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

UC Riverside offers 176 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree790
Master's Degree541
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship420
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

University of California-Riverside offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,578)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

University of California-Riverside has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges