University of California-Riverside

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,220

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,841

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.8%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

66.3%

42,629 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

22,715

98.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

72.9%

3,249 Graduates

About

University of California-Riverside is a higher education institution located in Riverside County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of California-Riverside were General Business Administration & Management (550 degrees awarded), General Psychology (440 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (390 degrees).

In 2016, 5,355 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of California-Riverside. 52.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,777 degrees), 1.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1621 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of California-Riverside is $11,220, which is $-14,636 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of California-Riverside is $11,220, which is $-14,636 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,841.

In 2016, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,220

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of California-Riverside was $11,220. The cost of tuition at University of California-Riverside is $-14,636 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$12,841

2016 Value

2.57%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of California-Riverside had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,841. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of California-Riverside grew by 2.57%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,231

Room and Board

$1,690

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of California-Riverside was of $11,231 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,690. The cost of room and board increased by 2.3% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.08% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at University of California-Riverside received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.38% with respect to 2015, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.8%

2015 Default Rate

124

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of California-Riverside was 2.8%, which represents 124 out of the 4427 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of California-Riverside received 42,629 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 10.7% annual growth. Out of those 42,629 applicants, 28,280 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.3% acceptance rate.

There were 22,715 students enrolled at University of California-Riverside in 2016, and 90% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of California-Riverside has an overall enrollment yield of 18.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

28,280

Accepted Out of 42,629

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of California-Riverside was 66.3% (28,280 admissions from 42,629 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 55.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 10.7%, while admissions grew by 32.1%.

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SAT Scores

90%

Submission Percentage

4,821

Scores Submitted

90% of enrolled first-time students at University of California-Riverside in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of California-Riverside has a total enrollment of 22,715 students. The full-time enrollment at University of California-Riverside is 22,285 students and the part-time enrollment is 430. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at University of California-Riverside are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of California-Riverside, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.4% Hispanic or Latino, 31.5% Asian, 15% White, 3.93% Two or More Races, 3.9% Black or African American, 0.405% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.15% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of California-Riverside in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (24.1%), followed by Asian Male (17.8%) and Asian Female (16.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (17.8%), followed by White Female (14.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.33%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of California-Riverside, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22,715 students. The full-time enrollment at University of California-Riverside is 22,285 and the part-time enrollment is 430. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at University of California-Riverside are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

91%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of California-Riverside was 91%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of California-Riverside had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    8,271

  2. Asian

    7,150

  3. White

    3,415

The enrolled student population at University of California-Riverside is 36.4% Hispanic or Latino, 31.5% Asian, 15% White, 3.93% Two or More Races, 3.9% Black or African American, 0.405% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.15% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 298 students (1.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 267 more women than men received degrees from University of California-Riverside. The majority of degree recipients at University of California-Riverside are hispanic or latino (1,777 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1621 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of California-Riverside is General Business Administration & Management (550 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (440 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (390 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of California-Riverside, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (102 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (1,030 degrees), and Biology (732 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of California-Riverside are Physicians & surgeons (424,600 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (410,803 people), Miscellaneous managers (369,775 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (278,298 people), and Postsecondary teachers (257,482 people).

The most specialized majors at University of California-Riverside are Cultural & Gender Studies (102 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (1,030 degrees), Biology (732 degrees), History (151 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (71 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of California-Riverside are Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of California-Riverside are Cultural & Gender Studies (102 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (1,030 degrees), Biology (732 degrees), History (151 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (71 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of California-Riverside are Hospitals (576,071 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (519,073 people), Elementary & secondary schools (510,961 people), Legal services (330,954 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (207,056 people).

The most specialized majors at University of California-Riverside are Cultural & Gender Studies (102 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (1,030 degrees), Biology (732 degrees), History (151 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (71 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of California-Riverside.

Most Common

  1. 550 degrees awarded

  2. 440 degrees awarded

  3. 390 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of California-Riverside was General Business Administration & Management with 550 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,544

  2. 2,811

In 2016, 2,544 degrees were awarded to men at University of California-Riverside, which is 0.905 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,811).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 337 degrees were awarded to men at University of California-Riverside in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.09 times more than the 308 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 340 degrees were awarded to women at University of California-Riverside in General Psychology, which is 2.7 times more than the 126 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%

100% Completion Time

69%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 44% of students graduating from University of California-Riverside completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (79.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of California-Riverside is Female and Asian (79.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.49% of graduates (81 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,777 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,621 degrees awarded

  3. White

    925 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of California-Riverside is hispanic or latino (1,777 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1621 degrees).

1.89% of degree recipients (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,054 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Male

    831 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    790 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of California-Riverside is hispanic or latino female (1,054 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (831 degrees).

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Operations

University of California-Riverside has an endowment valued at nearly $141M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.8M (9.73%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of California-Riverside had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $349M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

University of California-Riverside employs 323 Professors, 239 Assistant professors, and 180 Associate professors. Most academics at University of California-Riverside are Male Professors (247), Male Assistant professors(157), and Male Associate professors (102).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of California-Riverside are: Office and Administrative Support, with 395 employees, Service, with 364 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 347 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$141M

2015 Endowment

4.01%

growth from 2014

University of California-Riverside has an endowment valued at about $141M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of California-Riverside grew 4.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $129M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $69.7M - Federal

  2. $7.23M - State

  3. $1.92M - Local

As of 2015, University of California-Riverside received $69.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.23M from state grants and contracts, and $1.92M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$349M

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of California-Riverside had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $349M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$349M

2015 Salaries

9.59%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of California-Riverside paid a median of $349M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 9.59% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.32% growth from 2013 and a 3.2% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$87.5M

Instructional Salaries

777

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of California-Riverside paid a total of $87.5M to 777 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

323 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

395 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of California-Riverside were Professor with 323 employees; Assistant professor with 239 employees; and Assistant professor with 180 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of California-Riverside were Office and Administrative Support with 395 employees; Service with 364 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 347 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of California-Riverside was Male Professor with 247 employees, Male Assistant professor with 157 employees, and Male Associate professor with 102 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of California-Riverside.

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