UC Riverside freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2017.

Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UC Riverside.


Admit rate — Overall

57.4%
  • Admits
25,062
  • Applicants
43,675
  • California Residents (% of admits)
88.2%


GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

  • High School GPA
3.60 - 4.04
  • ACT Composite Score
23 - 30
  • ACT English Language Arts
22 - 28
  • SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing
550 - 640
  • SAT Mathematics
540 - 670
  • SAT Essay
14 - 18

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