The admission/readmission fee costs $70. Tuition and fees for out-of-state students are about $40,000 (2016-17). Approximate costs of room and board are about $14,500 (2016-17).
The UCR is located approximately 8 km east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations.
The main campus sits on 769 ha in a suburban district of Riverside, California, United States, with a branch campus of 8 ha in Palm Desert.