Diversity & Inclusion


Undergraduate Students

UCR is proud to be one of the most diverse universities in the University of California system. Our undergraduate programs include students from diverse backgrounds with 46% of enrolled students identifying as historically underserved students. It is the goal of our university to continue to represent the different cultures and backgrounds that make up the state of California and beyond.


Undergraduate Information

Graduate Students

UCR is home to 55 Master's programs and 42 doctoral programs attracting students domestically and abroad. It is the goal of APRO to be the bridge that links undergraduate students to the valuable research, educational, and professional opportunities UCR's Graduate Division has to offer. 


Graduate Information


UCR Student Demographics


Undergraduate Student Enrollment

Graduate Student Enrollment


of undergraduate students are Pell Grant Recipients


of undergraduate students are first-generation


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