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Who We Are
At UC Riverside, you are surrounded by the most diverse,
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The place a Bourns College of Engineering student team took at a 2012 international environmental design competition. They created a reusable storm drain oil filter out of 100 percent recycled materials.
The number of volunteer hours School of Business Administration students have logged with Habitat for Humanity since 2011. Just one example of how students earned our spot on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.
The age undergraduate Brian Weden was when he beat out graduate students from seven other countries (and Florida) to win the 2012 Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) international lecture competition in London.
Our Students Are…
We are the 12th-most-diverse university in the nation because our students come from multiple cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds and parts of the world. Learn more about our diverse and high-achieving student body.
From Nobel Prize-winning Dr. Richard R. Schrock to Pulitzer Prize-winning Steve Breen to gifted US Poet Laureate Billy Collins, it’s clear that talented people graduate from UCR. Get to know more notable UCR alumni.
More than half of our most recent graduates were the first in their family to go to college. We educate more first-generation college students than any other UC. And our students don’t stop here. Many go on to graduate school, medical school and jobs with excellent earning potential. Our graduate salaries continue to rise.