UC Riverside freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2018.

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

50.9%
  • Admits
24,993
  • Applicants
49,079
  • California Residents (% of admits)
88.9%


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

  • High School GPA
3.66 - 4.09
  • ACT Composite Score
22 - 30
  • ACT English Language Arts
22 - 29
  • SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing
570 - 670
  • SAT Mathematics
560 - 710
  • SAT Essay
14 - 17