University of California, Riverside | Undergraduate Admissions
Applications Now Open for Fall 2020 Admission to UCR
Application Filing period Now Open

Help your students turn their passions into purpose by encouraging them to apply to UC Riverside — the No. 1 university in the nation for social mobility (U.S. News and & World Report, 2020) and one of America's Best Value Colleges (Forbes, 2019).

They will be supported by our diverse campus community, encouraged by our award-winning faculty (including two Nobel Laureates), and immersed in hands-on experiences that will help them succeed.

Learn why UCR is America's fastest-rising university!

Plus, they will be automatically considered for our Non-Resident Achievement Scholarship once they apply. Top-achieving students can receive up to $4,500 each quarter!

Applications for fall 2020 can be submitted now through Nov. 30, 2019. Admission notifications begin in March.

Learn why UCR is America's fastest-rising university!

Learn why UCR is America's fastest-rising university!

EVENTS | University of California, Riverside
Discover UCR Day: Fall Preview Day

Upcoming Events
Fun, free, and open admission events are always happening at UCR, including the Scot Fest carnival (11/16) and Highlander Day for admitted/prospective freshmen (4/4) and

College Fair Schedule

College Fair Schedule
Find us (or request us) on your campus!

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Students and their families (and you too!) can get a feel for life at UCR with student-led tours.
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COUNSELOR-SPECIFIC RESOURCES | University of California, Riverside
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STORIES | University of California, Riverside
UCR Listed Among Top Global Universities
UCR Listed Among Top Global Universities

U.S. News & World Report honors UCR as a top institution in the world, particularly for plant and animal science research.


Alumna’s Tweet Starts a Brand Empire
Alumna's Tweet Starts a Brand Empire

Taylor Pollard '16 addressed her sister's online bullies with a tweet and a hashtag. The next day, the siblings were famous. Hear how their activism inspired an apparel line and a nonprofit to empower young people of color.

Listen to the Conversation >>

UCR Helps to Secure the Future of Food
UCR Helps to Secure the Future of Food

UCR transitions today's undergraduates into professional scientists who will solve tomorrow's farming challenges.


UCR Professor Aims to Treat Breast Cancer
UCR Professor Aims to Treat Breast Cancer

Assistant professor, John Jefferson Perry, aims to develop more effective and less toxic treatment regimens to improve survival for cancer patients.


UCR IN THE MEDIA | University of California, Riverside
Supermassive black holes are stopping star formation in tiny galaxies...
Discover Magazine
UCR and CARB pact sets out to train tomorrow's environmental leaders...
The Press–Enterprise
Designating California's iconic Joshua trees as a threatened species...
Los Angeles Times

Explore past issues of UCR's Counselor Newsletter.
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Usndergraduate Admissions
900 University Ave.
3106 Student Services Building
Riverside, CA 92521-0119

Phone: (951) 827-3411
This information is accurate and reliable as of the date of publication but may change without notice. Please contact Undergraduate Admissions for the most up-to-date information.