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University of California, Riverside

900 University Ave.

Riverside, CA 92521-4009

United States

Telephone: 951-827-1012

URL: https://www.ucr.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Christopher N. Oberg

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. http://ir.ucr.edu/stats.html

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 24, 2022

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1956

Undergraduate FTE: 22,391

Graduate FTE: 3,476

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Public

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Multi-institution System

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Quarter

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerKen BaerenklauAssociate Provost and Chief of Staffken.baerenklau@ucr.edu
Board of Directors ChairRichard LeibChair, Board of Regentsregentsoffice@ucop.edu
Chief Academic OfficerElizabeth WatkinsProvost and Executive Vice Chancellorelizabeth.watkins@ucr.edu
Chief Executive OfficerKim WilcoxChancellorkwilcox@ucr.edu
Chief Financial OfficerGerry BomottiChief Financial Officer and Vice Chancellor for Planning and Budgetgerard.bomotti@ucr.edu
Director Institutional ResearchScott HeilAssistant Vice Chancellor, Institutional Researchscott.heil@ucr.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00131601UCR Palm DesertPalm DesertAdditionalActive
00131600University of California RiversideRiversideMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
AccountingNon-degree2006On-Site
Accounting Auditing and AssuranceMasters2012On-Site
Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit OrganizationsNon-degree1983On-Site
Actuarial ScienceBachelors2022On-Site
Advanced Certificate in EngineeringNon-degree2012On-Site
Advanced Certificate in ManagementNon-degree2008On-Site
Advanced Certificate in PhysicsNon-degree2011On-Site
Advanced Certificate in Public PolicyNon-degree2015On-Site
Advanced Nonprofit ManagementNon-degree2017On-Site
Advanced Practitioner Specialization in Educational TherapyNon-degree2017Distance Education
Advanced Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)Non-degree2016On-Site
Advanced Teaching and Administration in Early Child Care SettingsNon-degree2014On-Site
African American StudiesBachelors1999On-Site
Agile Project ManagementNon-degree2018On-Site
AnthropologyBachelors1981On-Site
AnthropologyResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
AnthropologyMasters1981On-Site
Anthropology/Law and SocietyBachelors1998On-Site
Applied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) ProfessionalNon-degree2017On-Site
Art (Studio)Bachelors1981On-Site
Art HistoryMasters1981On-Site
Art HistoryResearch Doctorate2014On-Site
Art HistoryBachelors1981On-Site
Art History/Administrative StudiesBachelors1999On-Site
Art History/Religious StudiesBachelors2000On-Site
Asian American StudiesBachelors1999On-Site
Asian StudiesBachelors1982On-Site
Bilingual Authorization (BILA)Non-degree2015Distance Education
BiochemistryBachelors1981On-Site
Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMasters2000On-Site
Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
BioengineeringResearch Doctorate2007On-Site
BioengineeringBachelors2005On-Site
BioengineeringMasters2008On-Site
BiologyBachelors1981On-Site
Biomedical SciencesResearch Doctorate1988On-Site
Biomedical SciencesBachelors1981On-Site
Biomedical SciencesMasters1993On-Site
BiophysicsResearch Doctorate2020On-Site
BiophysicsMasters2020On-Site
Business AdministrationResearch Doctorate2011On-Site
Business AdministrationBachelors1986On-Site
Business AnalyticsMasters2021On-Site
Business EconomicsBachelors1982On-Site
Business ManagementNon-degree2016On-Site
CLAD Through CTELNon-degree2008Distance Education
Cell Molecular and Developmental BiologyMasters2000On-Site
Cell Molecular and Developmental BiologyBachelors2012On-Site
Cell Molecular and Developmental BiologyResearch Doctorate1999On-Site
Certificate in Field and Nature StudiesNon-degree2016On-Site
Certificate in Leadership and Organizational ExcellenceNon-degree2018On-Site
Certificate in LogisticsNon-degree2007On-Site
Certificate in STEAM EducationNon-degree2015On-Site
Chemical EngineeringBachelors1991On-Site
Chemical and Environmental EngineeringResearch Doctorate1999On-Site
Chemical and Environmental EngineeringMasters2010On-Site
ChemistryResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
ChemistryMasters1981On-Site
ChemistryBachelors1981On-Site
Chicano StudiesBachelors1981On-Site
Chief Business OfficialsNon-degree2015On-Site
ClassicsResearch Doctorate1999On-Site
ClassicsMasters1999On-Site
College Admissions CounselingNon-degree2009Distance Education
Comparative LiteratureResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
Comparative LiteratureMasters1981On-Site
Computer EngineeringMasters2013On-Site
Computer EngineeringBachelors1999On-Site
Computer ScienceResearch Doctorate1994On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters1981On-Site
Computer ScienceBachelors1981On-Site
Computer Science with Business ApplicationsBachelors2014On-Site
Computer TechnicianNon-degree2013On-Site
Construction ManagementNon-degree2009On-Site
Creative WritingBachelors1990On-Site
Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing ArtsMasters2002On-Site
Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)Non-degree2001On-Site
Crime and Intelligence AnalysisNon-degree1995On-Site
Critical Dance StudiesResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
Critical Dance StudiesMasters2011On-Site
DS Career Technical Education (CTE) and Special SubjectsNon-degree2011On-Site
DanceBachelors1981On-Site
Data ScienceBachelors2020On-Site
Digital Arts & DesignNon-degree2009On-Site
ESL – English as a Second LanguageNon-degree1974On-Site
Earth SciencesBachelors2018On-Site
Earth and Planetary SciencesResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
Earth and Planetary SciencesMasters1981On-Site
EconomicsBachelors1981On-Site
EconomicsMasters1981On-Site
EconomicsResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
Economics/Administrative StudiesBachelors1998On-Site
Economics/Law and SocietyBachelors1998On-Site
EducationMasters1981On-Site
EducationResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
Education Specialist Credential – Moderate/Severe DisabilitiesNon-degree1998On-Site
Education Specialist Credential – Mild/Moderate DisabilitiesNon-degree1998On-Site
Education for the Gifted and TalentedNon-degree2009Distance Education
Education, Society and Human DevelopmentBachelors2018On-Site
Educational TherapyNon-degree2014Distance Education
Effective SalesNon-degree2017On-Site
Electrical EngineeringResearch Doctorate1998On-Site
Electrical EngineeringBachelors1991On-Site
Electrical EngineeringMasters1998On-Site
Electronics TechnologyNon-degree2012On-Site
EngineeringMasters2013Distance Education
EnglishResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
EnglishBachelors1981On-Site
EnglishMasters1981On-Site
English – Subject Matter AuthorizationNon-degree2010Distance Education
English -Supplementary AuthorizationNon-degree2010Distance Education
English/Spanish Document TranslationNon-degree2011On-Site
EntomologyBachelors1981On-Site
EntomologyMasters1981On-Site
EntomologyResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
Environmental EngineeringBachelors1991On-Site
Environmental SciencesMasters2000On-Site
Environmental SciencesBachelors1981On-Site
Environmental SciencesResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Environmental ToxicologyMasters1989On-Site
Environmental ToxicologyResearch Doctorate1988On-Site
Ethnic StudiesMasters2011On-Site
Ethnic StudiesResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
Ethnic StudiesBachelors1988On-Site
Event ManagementNon-degree2013On-Site
Evolution Ecology and Organismal BiologyMasters2004On-Site
Evolution Ecology and Organismal BiologyResearch Doctorate2004On-Site
Experimental ChoreographyMasters2009On-Site
Facilities ManagementNon-degree2009On-Site
FinanceMasters2013On-Site
Forensic NursingNon-degree2003Distance Education
Fundamentals of YogaNon-degree2006On-Site
Gender and Sexuality StudiesBachelors2015On-Site
Genetics Genomics and BioinformaticsMasters2008On-Site
Genetics Genomics and BioinformaticsResearch Doctorate2004On-Site
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) FundamentalsNon-degree2013On-Site
GeologyBachelors1981On-Site
GeophysicsBachelors1981On-Site
Global StudiesBachelors2006On-Site
HistoryMasters1981On-Site
HistoryResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
HistoryBachelors1981On-Site
History/Administrative StudiesBachelors1999On-Site
History/Law and SocietyBachelors1998On-Site
Human Resources ManagementNon-degree2006On-Site
Humanities Arts and Social Sciences InterdisciplinaryBachelors1981On-Site
Interior DesignNon-degree1981On-Site
Interpretation and Translation: English/SpanishNon-degree2013On-Site
Introductory Supplementary Authorization in Computer Science EducationNon-degree2016Distance Education
Languages and Literatures ChineseBachelors2012On-Site
Languages and Literatures Classical StudiesBachelors2012On-Site
Languages and Literatures Comparative Ancient CivilizationsBachelors2016On-Site
Languages and Literatures Comparative LiteratureBachelors2011On-Site
Languages and Literatures FrenchBachelors2012On-Site
Languages and Literatures Germanic StudiesBachelors2011On-Site
Languages and Literatures JapaneseBachelors2012On-Site
Languages and Literatures LanguagesBachelors2011On-Site
Languages and Literatures RussianBachelors2012On-Site
Latin American StudiesBachelors1981On-Site
Lean Six SigmaNon-degree2011On-Site
Legal Nurse ConsultingNon-degree2014Distance Education
Liberal StudiesBachelors1981On-Site
LinguisticsBachelors1981On-Site
ManagementMasters1983On-Site
Management-CertificateNon-degree2009On-Site
Management-Post Graduate CertificateNon-degree2008On-Site
Management-Post Graduate DiplomaNon-degree2013On-Site
MarketingNon-degree2007On-Site
Materials Science and EngineeringMasters2009On-Site
Materials Science and EngineeringResearch Doctorate2010On-Site
Materials Science and EngineeringBachelors2008On-Site
MathematicsResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
MathematicsBachelors1981On-Site
MathematicsMasters1981On-Site
Mathematics AppliedMasters1981On-Site
Mathematics for Secondary SchoolBachelors2008On-Site
Mathematics- Supplementary AuthorizationNon-degree2011Distance Education
Mathematics-Subject Matter AuthorizationNon-degree2005Distance Education
Mechanical EngineeringResearch Doctorate2001On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringMasters2001On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringBachelors1994On-Site
Media and Cultural StudiesBachelors2008On-Site
Medical Case ManagementNon-degree2009On-Site
Medical Educator CertificateNon-degree2018Distance Education
MedicineProfessional Doctorate2013On-Site
MicrobiologyResearch Doctorate1995On-Site
MicrobiologyMasters1995On-Site
MicrobiologyBachelors2011On-Site
Middle East and Islamic StudiesBachelors2013On-Site
Multiple Subject CredentialNon-degree1998On-Site
MusicResearch Doctorate2007On-Site
MusicMasters1981On-Site
MusicBachelors1981On-Site
Music and CultureBachelors2002On-Site
Native American StudiesBachelors2002On-Site
NeuroscienceBachelors1998On-Site
NeuroscienceMasters2012On-Site
NeuroscienceResearch Doctorate1999On-Site
Nonprofit ManagementNon-degree2013On-Site
Nurse Death InvestigationNon-degree2016Distance Education
Paralegal StudiesNon-degree2000On-Site
PhilosophyBachelors1981On-Site
PhilosophyResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
PhilosophyMasters1981On-Site
Philosophy/Law and SocietyBachelors1998On-Site
PhysicsMasters1981On-Site
PhysicsResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
PhysicsBachelors1981On-Site
Plant BiologyMasters2004On-Site
Plant BiologyResearch Doctorate2001On-Site
Plant BiologyBachelors2008On-Site
Plant Biology (Plant Genetics)Research Doctorate2002On-Site
Plant PathologyMasters1981On-Site
Plant PathologyResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
Political ScienceMasters1981On-Site
Political ScienceResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
Political ScienceBachelors1981On-Site
Political Science/Administrative StudiesBachelors1998On-Site
Political Science/International AffairsBachelors2000On-Site
Political Science/Law and SocietyBachelors1998On-Site
Political Science/Public ServiceBachelors1981On-Site
Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management – HospitalityNon-degree2018On-Site
Postgraduate Diploma in Big Data TechnologiesNon-degree2017Distance Education
Postgraduate Diploma in BioengineeringNon-degree2015On-Site
Postgraduate Diploma in Digital MarketingNon-degree2015On-Site
Postgraduate Diploma in EngineeringNon-degree2012On-Site
Postgraduate Diploma in Entertainment and Media ManagementNon-degree2013On-Site
Postgraduate Diploma in EntrepreneurshipNon-degree2016On-Site
Postgraduate Diploma in Event ManagementNon-degree2018On-Site
Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Organizational ExcellenceNon-degree2018On-Site
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy and International RelationsNon-degree2015On-Site
Premedical PostbaccalaureateNon-degree2008On-Site
Professional Achievement Award for Community Health WorkerNon-degree2018On-Site
Professional Achievment Award in Hospitality SkillsNon-degree2014On-Site
Professional Certificate in TESOL and TEFLNon-degree2018On-Site
Professional Fiduciary ManagementNon-degree2010Distance Education
PsychologyResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
PsychologyMasters1981On-Site
PsychologyBachelors1981On-Site
Psychology/Law and SocietyBachelors2001On-Site
Public PolicyBachelors2006On-Site
Public PolicyMasters2015On-Site
Pupil Personnel Services CredentialNon-degree2007On-Site
Religious StudiesBachelors1981On-Site
Religious StudiesResearch Doctorate2006On-Site
Religious StudiesMasters2006On-Site
RoboticsMasters2021On-Site
SDAIE (SB 1292, Staff Development EL Authorization)Non-degree2010Distance Education
School Leadership and AdministrationNon-degree2017On-Site
Science- Supplementary AuthorizationNon-degree2011On-Site
Single-Subject Teaching CredentialNon-degree1998On-Site
Social Media and Internet MarketingNon-degree2018On-Site
SociologyResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
SociologyMasters1981On-Site
SociologyBachelors1981On-Site
Sociology/Administrative StudiesBachelors1998On-Site
Sociology/Law and SocietyBachelors1998On-Site
Southeast Asian StudiesMasters2007On-Site
SpanishMasters1981On-Site
SpanishResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
SpanishBachelors1981On-Site
Specialized Achievement Award for Data Science with ExcelNon-degree2018On-Site
Specialized Professional Program in Project Management for BusinessNon-degree2016On-Site
Specialized Professional Program in Sports Marketing and Venue ManagementNon-degree2016On-Site
Specialized Professional Program in Supervision and LeadershipNon-degree2016On-Site
Specialized Study Program in Civic Education for the Digital AgeNon-degree2014Distance Education
Specialized Study Program in English as a Second LanguageNon-degree2017On-Site
Specialized Study in Teaching Advanced Placement (Replacing Certificate)Non-degree2001On-Site
Specialized Training in AC-DC CircuitsNon-degree2018On-Site
Specialized Training in Digital ElectronicsNon-degree2018On-Site
Specialized Training in Professional Skills for the WorkplaceNon-degree2018On-Site
Specialized Training in Solid Slate ElectronicsNon-degree2018On-Site
Specific Supplementary Authorization in Computer Science EducationNon-degree2016Distance Education
Specific Supplementary Authorization in Graphic ArtsNon-degree2011On-Site
Sports ManagementNon-degree2013On-Site
StatisticsMasters1981On-Site
StatisticsBachelors1981On-Site
Statistics AppliedResearch Doctorate1981On-Site
Sustainability StudiesBachelors2015On-Site
Systems EngineeringNon-degree2010On-Site
Teaching English as a Foreign LanguageNon-degree2000On-Site
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)Non-degree2012On-Site
Teaching Transitional KindergartenNon-degree2015On-Site
Teaching in Early Child Care SettingsNon-degree2014On-Site
Technical CommunicationNon-degree2010Distance Education
Theater, Film and Digital ProductionBachelors2015On-Site
Turf Grass ManagementNon-degree2006Distance Education
Video Game DesignNon-degree2010On-Site
Visual ArtMasters2004On-Site
Yoga: Theory and PracticeNon-degree2015On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2026Offsite Review
Fall2026Accreditation Visit