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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 72%
Applicants who took ACT: 28%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 25%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 3%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 28%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 34%
SAT I Math score 700+: 11%
SAT I Math score 600+: 45%
ACT score 24-29: 46%
ACT score 30-36: 11%
ACT score 24+: 57%
Students applied: 36,101
Students admitted: 21,044
Admission rate: 58%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 44%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,782
Full-time enrolled men: 8,824
Full-time enrolled women: 9,621
Part-time enrolled men: 195
Part-time enrolled women: 142
Freshmen retained: 90%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,220
Fees (in state): $2,319
Tuition (out of state): $35,928
Fees (out of state): $2,319
Room and board: $15,700
Est. book expense: $1,700
Total cost (in state): $30,939
Total cost (out of state): $55,647
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$14,173
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,784
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$38,881
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$43,492
Average debt at graduation: $21,166

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 82%
Average need-based aid: $16,766
Average non-need-based aid: $12,155

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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