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University of California, Riverside

United States
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UC Riverside is a major research university and one of the 10 University of California campuses. A national center for the humanities, it offers students a supportive, collegial learning environment with nationally and internationally recognized faculty dedicated to the highest standards in research, teaching, and public service.

UC Riverside boasts high academic standards in a highly supportive, inclusive environment. The dynamic campus serves as an incubator of new knowledge and new voices, students, faculty, and researchers are encouraged to collaborate and innovate, providing fresh perspectives to address world?s greatest needs. The university provides a robust set of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs to one of the most diverse student populations in the nation.

The undergraduate programs are designed around experiential learning and research opportunities that cultivate exceptional graduates who go on to prosper personally and professionally. University Honors students receive the added benefits of priority registration, smaller class sizes, and a built-in support system with increased opportunities for internships and other real-world experience. Students seeking international academic experiences can connect with Education Abroad, UCR?s gateway to programs that provide coursework and cultural/language immersion to help them compete in a global marketplace. UCR also offer more than 50 rigorous academic and professional graduate programs that challenge and prepare students through transformative, real-world applications.

Located on nearly 1,200 acres near the Box Springs Mountains in Southern California, the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region and to local mountains which is home to some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the region with beautiful beaches, amusement parks, golf courses, and outstanding shopping and entertainment.

The University is in the city of Riverside, a community of approximately 300,000 people. Located east of Los Angeles and north of San Diego, the area enjoys a year-round temperate climate and an exceptional quality of life with its architectural beauty, cultural art museums, quality housing, and wide variety of recreational opportunities. UCR is an integral part of the Riverside community through its partnership programs and the involvement of both employees and students in community activities and programs.
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Total average cost: $1767

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IELTS is accepted at University of California, Riverside

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