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UC RIVERSIDE

  • No. 1 university in the U.S. for social mobility two years in a row – U.S. News & World Report
  • No. 2 in the country for financial aid – Business Insider 2019
  • No. 12 in the U.S. and No. 9 among public universities – Money Magazine 2019
  • Top 1 percent of universities worldwide – Center for World University Rankings 2019-20
  • No. 3 in Hispanic STEM graduates in the nation – National Science Foundation

BOURNS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

  • No. 19 best global public universities for engineering - US News, 2021
  • No. 6 best computer science institution in the world - CSRankings.org
  • Top 30 best schools for engineering majors by salary potential - PayScale, 2020
  • Top 50 best public engineering colleges in the United States - US News, Best Graduate Schools, 2021
  • No. 5 best in high-performance computing research - CSRankings.org

We are Home To

World's largest indoor atmospheric chamber 
$10M nanofabrication cleanroom
4,300 sq. ft. machine shop 
13-ton 3 Tesla Siemens Prisma MRI machine
I've made friends from all over the world here. The university looks after its students when it comes to transportation and living needs, and the graduate program helps students strike a work-life balance.
Joshua
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, 2019

RIVERSIDE IS LESS THAN ONE HOUR FROM

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ENTERTAINMENT

Disneyland
Knott's Berry Farm
Sea World
Legoland
LA Zoo
San Diego Wild Animal Park
San Diego Zoo

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YEARROUND EXCURSIONS

Beaches
Hiking trails
Biking trails
Big Bear Mountain
Route 66
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Oak Glen Apple Orchard

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FUN TIMES

Golf Resorts
Outlet Shopping
Historic Mission Inn
Glen Ivy Hot Springs
Temecula Valley Wine Country
Auto Club Speedway
20+ Festivals and fairs

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