UC Riverside freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2016.

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

66.2%
  • Admits
28,240
  • Applicants
42,632
  • California Residents (% of admits)
86.4%


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

  • High School GPA
3.52 - 4.00
  • ACT Composite Score
22 - 29
  • SAT Critical Reading
490 - 620
  • SAT Mathematics
510 - 670
  • SAT Writing
490 - 625

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