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University of California - Riverside Admissions

UC Riverside admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 51%. Students that get into UC Riverside have an average SAT score between 1110-1330 or an average ACT score of 23-29. The regular admissions application deadline for UC Riverside is November 30.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
51%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
49,079
SAT Range
1110-1330
SAT Reading
560-650
SAT Math
550-680
Students Submitting SAT
92%
ACT Range
23-29
ACT English
22-30
ACT Math
22-28
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
42%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$70
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
57%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.105 responses
Poll
51%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.105 responses
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