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College Highlights: University of CA, Riverside

                              University of California, Riverside
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          University of California at Riverside, founded as an agricultural research center in 1907, is a public, comprehensive university. It offers small class sizes and a low student-faculty ratio. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Engineering. An Honors Program offers courses and research for outstanding students. The biomed program is a special combined and accelerated B.S./M.D. program with the UCLA School of Medicine, and the business administration major is one of only two offered in the entire UC system. In addition to academic excellence, UCR offers multicultural diversity, over 190 clubs and organizations, a new recreation center, a new science library and guaranteed on-campus housing. Its 1,200-acre campus is located 60 miles east of Los Angeles.
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Institution Type:                 Public
Coeducational:                  Yes
Undergraduate Students:  16,996
Women                              8,841 (52.0%)
Men                                   8,155 (48.0%)
Graduate Students            2,443
Entrance Difficulty:                    Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate:           80% of 24,969 applicants were admitted
Regular Admission Deadline:   November 30
Average GPA:                3.49
SAT Math:                      480-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading:    450-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing:                  460-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite:            Not reported
Cost of Attendance In-state:             $27,479
Out-of-state:                                      $50,360
Tuition and Fees In-state:                 $11,029
Out-of-state:                                      $33,910
Room and Board                              $11,600
Average Percent of Need Met           91%
Average Freshman Award                $18,067