Riverside, CA
University of California-Riverside


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Recent Reviews

Jennifer
What is your overall opinion of this school?

A diverse campus far from any other UC campus in California. It’s one of the rising universities in the nation and full of op...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

A diverse campus far from any other UC campus in California. It’s one of the rising universities in the nation and full of opportunities. The environment is friendly and doesn’t seem to have that academic tension surrounding the students. Personally, I am glad I chose to enroll here.

Suset
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The University of Californja Riverside is an overall great school. There are a variety of majors to choose from and the best ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Californja Riverside is an overall great school. There are a variety of majors to choose from and the best part about it is that it is a research school. There may not be much around the school to do but the atmosphere of the campus makes up for it. It is a beautiful campus and there are plenty of ways to get involved.

dien
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My overall opinion with the University of California- Riverside is a very diverse school that gives off a "welcoming" vibe to...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall opinion with the University of California- Riverside is a very diverse school that gives off a "welcoming" vibe to anyone that decides to enroll there. Additionally, the campus provides a lot of opportunity for success for all students such as the academic resource center or ARC for short. Students can go to the center to get help on their academic work or just need someone to talk to. Having a school that supports students and encourages them to reach out for support really shows that the school is very caring for their students' success. Additionally, there are a lot of professors who are very willing to work with students after class. There are a lot of programs and internships around campus that ensure that students are able to achieve more after they finish school. However, my one complains with UCR is that their parking infrastructure is not that great. There are a lot of students who commute yet there are very little parking spaces available. The school should invest in more parking structure for students and faculties.

w
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The University of California, Riverside is an excellent school for those living locally in Riverside along with students from...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of California, Riverside is an excellent school for those living locally in Riverside along with students from other states and foreign nations looking to educate themselves. My personal recommendation is the College of Natural Agricultural Sciences, where one may learn of the principals of biology and chemistry through physical trials within the labs.

Kieren
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i have just completed my first year of college and loved it here. obviously i have nothing to compare it to, but the classes ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

i have just completed my first year of college and loved it here. obviously i have nothing to compare it to, but the classes seemed difficult and up to par with the other UCs. food on campus is pretty good (habit and hibachi are my favs) and there is a little plaza just down the street. really close to downtown too!

Lissa
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I didn’t really consider the value of diversity in my life until I became a Highlander. Classes, though large, are filled wit...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I didn’t really consider the value of diversity in my life until I became a Highlander. Classes, though large, are filled with students from a wide array of nationalities and socioeconomic backgrounds. There are student resource centers for many minority groups represented on campus, but all are open for anyone to visit regardless of identity. Pockets of likeminded people who bond over sharing the same niche interests form the over 500 clubs that exist on campus. There’s really nothing that feels homogeneous about this university, except for maybe the distinct feeling of desolation students often experience while waiting in the always-long line for the Financial Aid office, or maybe the anxious frustration that builds from fruitlessly driving around the overcrowded parking lot as the clock ticks down to the start of class. In the center of campus stands the Belltower, which has its own Twitter account (started in 2012) that updates its followers on the time with a “BONG” for each hour followed by AM or PM. Surrounding the tower are the large patches of grass where student clubs, sororities, fraternities, and other organizations set up their tents and tables to recruit members or advertise. Every Wednesday, the Associated Students Program Board, which oversees programming campus entertainment sets up a stage for a different live artist to perform. Even if you don’t have time to stop and watch, you can still recognize the ambiance from the speakers and the energy from the crowd as you make your way to class. This is the same patch of grass used for the graduation commencement ceremony. Four years of walking back and forth around it led to walking across a stage set up right in the middle of it, with my family and friends cheering on my greatest achievement in life so far. I’m proud to call UCR my alma mater.

Keani
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I absolutely love it. It is a quiet campus with a wide variety of opportunities to expand socially and educationally. The amo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I absolutely love it. It is a quiet campus with a wide variety of opportunities to expand socially and educationally. The amount of programs offered is fathoming from beekeeping to videogaming. Moreover, the student hold a great enthusiasm and speak intelligently but in a manner where it is respectful and easy to understand.

Candelaria
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My overall opinion as a visitor who will be attending in the fall is mainly good. There are some things I wish were better li...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall opinion as a visitor who will be attending in the fall is mainly good. There are some things I wish were better like school spirit and more sports, but that's just something I'll have to deal with. I think the academics are good and its a pretty good school with a lot of diversity, which is always a good thing.

Ana
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It is a very diverse campus with people from all different kinds of backgrounds in the United States as well as international...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a very diverse campus with people from all different kinds of backgrounds in the United States as well as internationally, the majority of the population is Asian so for the future students who are not used to being outside of their ethnic community it can be a huge culture shock. The professors truly do want to be engaging and want everyone to participate. The are outside of the school campus is debatable so make sure to go out with someone and never alone out during the dark.

Leidy
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Being that i’ve only been a visitor at UC Riverside I Loved the campus and the environment. i love the food and everything it...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Being that i’ve only been a visitor at UC Riverside I Loved the campus and the environment. i love the food and everything it had to offer. like every other school parties are a a part of it but for the most part i’ve been told nothing but good things about it

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  • 18,621
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $12,960
  • Acceptance rate
  • 68%

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