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UC RIVERSIDE

  • No. 1 university in the U.S. for social mobility three 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, 2022
  • Top 30 best schools for engineering majors by salary potential - PayScale, 2020
  • No. 6 best in high-performance computing research - CSRankings.org
  • No. 6 best in design automation - CSRankings.org

WE ARE HOME TO

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WORLD'S LARGEST INDOOR ATMOSPHERIC CHAMBER 
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$10M NANOFABRICATION CLEANROOM
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4,300 SQ. FT. MACHINE SHOP
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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 Electrical 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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