The number of freshman admissions to UC Riverside for the 2021-2022 academic year set a record at 34,671, according to campus officials.
“I am gratified to see that UCR continues to serve as a leading access point to the University of California system for residents of the state, and I am looking forward to welcoming our newest Highlanders to campus in a few weeks to engage and connect with the entire UCR community in person,” UCR Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services Emily Engelschall said.
In the 2020-2021 school year, there were 32,708 freshman admissions.
State residents dominate this year’s incoming class at 83%, with the balance made up of out-of-state and international students, according to UCR.
The campus had the fourth-highest number of freshman admi