University of California Riverside
Founded in 1954, UC Riverside is a major research university and national center for the humanities offering students a supportive, collegial learning environment with nationally and internationally recognized faculty dedicated to the highest standards in research, teaching and public service.
Located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountains in Southern California, the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. This is an ideal setting in which to study, work and live in a community steeped in rich heritage, offering a dynamic mix of arts and entertainment, and an opportunity for quality living.
UCR (enrollment 17,104 students, 2004) offers 109 undergraduate degree programs in 77 majors, 50 graduate degree programs, 38 PhD. programs and 17 state teaching credentials. University Extension offers continuing education to the community as well as English instruction to thousands of international students each year.