University of California, Riverside
#292 Overall Influence#919 Desirability Rank

University of California, Riverside

Public research university in Riverside, California, USA

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The University of California, Riverside (UC-Riverside), was founded in 1954. It is one of the 10 component campuses of the University of California System. The university is organized into three academic colleges, two graduate schools, and two professional schools, which together provide 81 undergraduate majors, 48 master’s degree programs, and 42 PhD programs.

The campus is best known for its programs in biological and biomedical sciences and in business, management, marketing, and related support services.

The university’s distance learning program provides over 400 online classes per year to nearly 6000 students.

UC-Riverside is associated with two Nobel laureates: Barry C. Barish (physics) and Richard R. Schrock (chemistry).

Other distinguished UC-Riverside associated individuals include the following:

UC-Riverside is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

From Wikipedia

The University of California, Riverside is a public land-grant research university in Riverside, California. It is one of the 10 campuses of the University of California system. The main campus sits on in a suburban district of Riverside with a branch campus of in Palm Desert. In 1907, the predecessor to UCR was founded as the UC Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside which pioneered research in biological pest control and the use of growth regulators responsible for extending the citrus growing season in California from four to nine months. Some of the world's most important research collections on citrus diversity and entomology, as well as science fiction and photography, are located at Riverside.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

49,442

Acceptance

66%

Graduation Rate

75%

Median SAT Score

1230

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$11,442

Fees (in-state)

$2,411

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$55,300

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

24K

Under-Grads

20K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

900 University Ave, Riverside CA 92521

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

35 per 100k

Violent Crime

5 per 100k

What is University of California, Riverside known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#175 World Rank
Biology
#249 World Rank
Business
#166 World Rank
Chemistry
#292 World Rank
Literature
#289 World Rank
Engineering
#159 World Rank
Psychology
#317 World Rank
Mathematics
#360 World Rank
Education
#269 World Rank
Computer Science
#180 World Rank
Economics
#314 World Rank
Philosophy
#258 World Rank
Physics
#271 World Rank
Political Science
#381 World Rank
Medical
#279 World Rank
History
#96 World Rank
Sociology
#166 World Rank
Anthropology
#431 World Rank
Religious Studies
#193 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

Who are University of California, Riverside's Most influential alumni?

University of California, Riverside's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Biology, Business, and Chemistry. University of California, Riverside’s most academically influential people include Michael A. Ramos, James C. Carrington, and Marc Rzepczynski.

Michael A. Ramos

American attorney

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James C. Carrington

American plant biologist and researcher

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Marc Rzepczynski
Marc Rzepczynski

American baseball player

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Ken Mettler

American politician

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Gordon Gordh

Entomologist

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Joe Kelly
Joe Kelly

Baseball player

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Marcus Warren Hobbs

American musician

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Julie Furuta-Toy

American diplomat

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Lynn G. Gref

American writer

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Forrest S. Mosten

American lawyer

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Clive Matson
Clive Matson

American poet

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Mark Takano

California politician

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