University of California Riverside

United States of America

323thQS World Ranking

University of California, Riverside (UCR) is the only University in the University of California system which is located in Inland Southern California. It was founded as the Citrus Experiment Station in 1907 to research agricultural initiatives, the University of California, the college of Letters and Science opened in 1954. UCR is consistently ranked as one of the most ethnically and economically diverse universities in the United States.

The university comprises of 7 schools, colleges and divisions: Bourns College of Engineering, College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, College of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, School of Business, Graduate School of Education, School of Medicine and School of Public Policy.  Students can choose from more than 65 undergraduate majors and about 90 programs.

The university has a student population of more than 21,300 of which more than 18,600 are enrolled in undergraduate programs.  The university has a student to faculty ratio of 19:1 and the admitted percentage of 56%. University of California, Riverside faculty includes 48 Fulbright Fellows, 19 recipients of Guggenheim Fellowships, and 49 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellows.

UCR recently announced a partnership with China Agriculture University to launch a new center in the capital Beijing  which will study ways to respond to the country's growing environmental issues.

Notable Alumni: Barbara Hambly (Novelist and screenwriter), Earl W. Bascom (Inventor, actor, rodeo cowboy, Hall of Fame inductee, international artist and sculptor), Steve Breen (Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist), Mason Gaffney (Professor of economics and prominent Georgist)        

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Standard Test
English

The major is only offered in combination with a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history, economics, history, sociology or political science, or with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology. Students gain an interdisciplinary approach to training in decision-making and analytical skills and a thorough grounding in their respective disciplines. Offered by the Department of Administrative Studies in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

ACT with Writing, the SAT or the SAT with Essay, Typical SAT scores: Critical reading (490-620), Mathematics (510-670),Writing (490-625), ACT Composite (22-29), Average GPA 3.52, TOEFL IBT-80, IELTS-6.5, Personal insight questions

Arts administration, Broadcasting, Composition, Conducting, Ethnomusicology, Film music, Music arrangement, Musicology, Performing, Recording, Teaching

30th Nov

English

The curriculum examines the African American experience, fostering a greater understanding and appreciation of the contributions that African Americans have made to society. It focuses within a framework of power relations, class, politics, race/ ethnicity, gender, education, socioeconomics and culture. The program leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree in African American studies. Offered by the Department of Ethnic Studies in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

ACT with Writing, the SAT or the SAT with Essay, Typical SAT scores: Critical reading (490-620), Mathematics (510-670),Writing (490-625), ACT Composite (22-29), Average GPA 3.52, TOEFL IBT-80, IELTS-6.5, Personal insight questions

Business, Communications, Foreign service,International economics, International law, International relations, Journalism, Politics, Publishing, Teaching, Writing

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English

The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree program in anthropology includes four broad subfields:Socio-cultural anthropology, which studies communities comparatively in their local and global contextsArchaeology, which investigates past societies through their material and written remainsBiological anthropology, which focuses on the evolution of the human as a species and the interaction of human biological variability with cultureLinguistic anthropology, which explores the interconnections of language, culture, thought and social structureStudents learn of the challenges of an international economy, transnational connections communities and multicultural citizenries. The skills and knowledge learned help students understand the connections between people. Offered by the Department of Anthropology in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

ACT with Writing, the SAT or the SAT with Essay, Typical SAT scores: Critical reading (490-620), Mathematics (510-670),Writing (490-625), ACT Composite (22-29), Average GPA 3.52, TOEFL IBT-80, IELTS-6.5, Personal insight questions

Anthropology is an excellent major for students considering careers that involve communication, writing, critical analysis of information, and high levels of cultural interaction. Anthropology graduates pursue careers in fields such as: advertising, city planning, education/teaching, forensics, journalism, marketing, medicine/health care, politics, public health, social work, museums, writing, systems analysis, environmental consulting, community development, and law.

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The Bachelor of Arts in art history provides the framework for the critical study of a wide range of cultures in different periods of human history. Students examine works of art in relation to the circumstances surrounding their creation. Offered by the Department of the History of Art in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Additional courses of study include:Art history/religious studies combining courses in art history with those of related religious content and background. Students may choose between the Asian concentration, the student-designed comparative concentration, and the Western concentration. Offered in tandem with the Department of Religious StudiesArt history/administrative studies providing students with the background for a career in museums by combining training in management and the history of art. Offered in tandem with the Department of Administrative Studies

ACT with Writing, the SAT or the SAT with Essay, Typical SAT scores: Critical reading (490-620), Mathematics (510-670),Writing (490-625), ACT Composite (22-29), Average GPA 3.52, TOEFL IBT-80, IELTS-6.5, Personal insight questions

Graduates work in a variety of art-related areas, including museums, galleries, and auction houses. Grads have also gone on to graduate school in art history and enrolled in law school.

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The Bachelor of Arts in art offers a broad spectrum of classes spanning not only traditional art disciplines such as painting, drawing, photography and sculpture, but also newer disciplines such as inter-media, video and digital art, and art theory. Students can create individual programs to match their personal needs and interests. Offered by the Department of Art in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

ACT with Writing, the SAT or the SAT with Essay, Typical SAT scores: Critical reading (490-620), Mathematics (510-670),Writing (490-625), ACT Composite (22-29), Average GPA 3.52, TOEFL IBT-80, IELTS-6.5, Personal insight questions

Studio Art graduates have numerous career choices upon graduation. Those who are interested in studio production may acquire gallery representation, museum work, or public art opportunities, or pursue a graduate degree for university teaching. For students who are interested in the less traditional path, opportunities abound in many fields as the artist s creative skills become highly desirable in such occupations as business and science.

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a) University online application

b) ACT with Writing, the SAT or the SAT with Essay

c) Typical SAT scores: Critical reading (490-620), Mathematics (510-670),Writing (490-625), ACT Composite (22-29)

d) Average GPA 3.52

e) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

f) TOEFL IBT-80, IELTS-6.5

g) Acceptance rate: 66.2% (2016)

h) Personal insight questions

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $40,500

Graduate: Fees vary for each program.

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at University of California, Riverside is $14,550 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: November 30

Graduate: June 1

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

23280

Students

1606

International Students

20070

Undergraduates

3210

Postgraduate

$
40500

Tuition Fees

$
18000

Living Cost

$
500

Other Fees

30

Avg. ACT

6.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD