The Bourns College of Engineering at University of California–Riverside

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Victoria Long
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 5
Application fee (U.S. residents) $80
Application deadline (international students) January 5
Application fee (international students) $100

The Bourns College of Engineering at University of California--Riverside

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,570
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 380
Overall acceptance rate 24.2% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 497 verbal
751 quantitative

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 504 verbal
755 quantitative
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bioeng.​ucr.​edu/​
(951) 827-6241
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​ucr.​edu/​chemical/​
(951) 827-2859
[email protected]
Civil engineering N/A
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​ucr.​edu/​index.​php/​
(951) 827-5639
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ee.​ucr.​edu/​
(951) 827-2397
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​cee.​ucr.​edu/​
(951) 827-2859
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​ucr.​edu/​mse/​
(951) 827-7151
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​ucr.​edu/​mechanical/​
(951) 827-2115
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 520
Master’s (full-time) 90
Master’s (part-time) 15
Ph.D. (full-time) 388
Ph.D. (part-time) 27

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 100
Total master’s graduates 46
International master’s graduates 32.6%
Minority master’s graduates 8.7%
Female master’s graduates 4.3%
Total Ph.D. graduates 54
International Ph.D. graduates 81.5%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 3.7%
Female Ph.D. graduates 22.2%

Programs

99.8 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 11 12.1%
Chemical 13 14.5%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 22 33.1%
Electrical 21 23.5%
Environmental 0 N/A
Materials 0 4.8%
Mechanical 15 11.9%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 83
Part-time faculty 5
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $35,657,073
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 83

Engineering School Ranking

#64 Best Engineering Schools

(7) Ranking by Specialties

#51 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#61 in Chemical
#52 in Computer Engineering
#62 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#41 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#58 in Materials
#72 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 34
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Overall acceptance rate 24.2% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 753
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.7:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 54
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $35,657,073
Research expenditures per faculty member $424,488
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 2.4%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 520

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 520

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 478
Minority students 18.4%
International students 57.5%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 42
Minority students 23.8%
International students 40.5%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Linda Scott
Financial aid phone (951) 827-3387

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $0 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $15,102 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $0 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $7,551 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $14,553 per year
Room and board $11,600
Books and supplies $1,800
Miscellaneous expenses $4,150

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 98
Teaching assistants 82
Research assistants 218
Other appointments 0

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