UC Riverside

University of California - Riverside

900 University Ave, Riverside, United States
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About University of California - Riverside

University of California - Riverside is a school located in Riverside, CA, US with a total of 5628 courses available to enroll in.

University of California, Riverside is widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation ' hosting about 22,000 students and an ever-expanding campus with remodeled facilities. UCR is approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, offering a unique experience for student life near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California. Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions; while the U.S. News and World Report Survey (2018) ranks university as 124th in National Universities.

UCR offers a wide array of academic degrees with over 100 Bachelor's degree programs, 52 Master's degree programs, and 42 Ph.D. programs. The research at UC Riverside makes a difference to people every day; the cutting-edge research takes place at the College of Engineering, School of Medicine, and College of Natural and Agricultural sciences ' with various divisions undertaking independent research to make great advancement in the world of science.

University of California Riverside is the home of the Highlanders, whose history of athletics dates to the mid-1950s. There are 17 athletics programs at UCR competing at the NCAA Division I level in the Big West Conference. Competitions include men's and women's basketball, soccer, indoor and outdoor track and field, cross country, golf, tennis, women's volleyball and softball, and men's baseball. With such a vast array of sports in competitive divisions, there's something for everyone ' including many club and intramural sports.

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