The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UC Riverside has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,778) than UCI ($43,507).
  • It is harder to admit to UCI than UC Riverside.
  • UCI has a higher submitted SAT score (1,295) than UC Riverside (1,230).
  • UCI has higher submitted ACT score (29) than UC Riverside (27).
  • UCI has more students with 36,032 students while UC Riverside has 23,922 students.
  • UCI has more full-time faculties with 1,987 faculties while UC Riverside has 1,034 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of California-Irvine and University of California-Riverside.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UCIUC Riverside
UCIvs.UC Riverside
Irvine, CaliforniaLocationRiverside, California
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
65% ($18,644)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($18,277)
$18,644Average Amount of Financial Aid$18,277
36.51 %Acceptance Rates57.23 %
21.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)18.39 %
1,295SAT Score1,230
29ACT Score27
84 %Graduation Rate76 %
9 %Transfer-out Rate15 %
93 %Retention Rate89 %
36,032Student Population23,922
1,987Number of Faculties1,034
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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