Sustainability Showcase

UCR No. 9 Among Public Universities for Sustainability

UC Riverside is ranked No. 9 among public universities in the Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges. The campus was No. 27 on the overall list of Top 50 Green Colleges, released Oct. 25. The annual list recognizes institutions for superb sustainability practices, strong foundations in sustainability education, and healthy quality of life for students...
By Imran Ghori | UCR News |
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U.S. News names UCR No. 1 public for social mobility

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has named UC Riverside the top public university in the nation for social mobility. UCR has been the top public university every year since U.S. News began a separate ranking for social mobility four years ago. U.S. News released its 2022-2023 Best Colleges list on...
By J.D. Warren | UCR News |
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Forbes Magazine Ranks UC Riverside No. 33 Public University

UC Riverside is the No. 33 public university in a college ranking from Forbes magazine. UCR was among several UC campuses and 17 public universities in the top 50. The methodology for the Forbes list relies on data from two federal databases, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, or IPEDS, and the College Scorecard, as...
By J.D. Warren | UCR News |
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Magazine Ranks UCR No. 4 for Pell Grant Performance

Washington Monthly magazine has ranked UC Riverside No. 4 among 444 universities nationwide in terms of its Pell Grant student performance. The accolade, released Monday as part of Washington Monthly’s 2022 college rankings, represents UCR’s excellence in several Pell performance categories that were factored. Those include: UCR is among the top 20 universities in the...
By John Warren | UCR News |
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UCR Among Top 1.3% of World Institutions

UC Riverside ranked in the top 1.3% of universities worldwide in the 2022-23 Center for World University Rankings, released Monday, April 25. The campus ranked No. 249 out of 19,788 institutions. Nationally, UCR landed at No. 81. The rankings are published by the Center for World University Rankings, a consultancy based in the United Arab...
By Imran Ghori | UCR News |
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In New Economic Index, UCR is No. 18 Nationally

A new measure of higher education excellence called the Economic Mobility Index, or EMI, ranks UCR No. 18 nationally. The ranking is from a non-profit think tank named Third Way, and aims to measure the role universities play in catalyzing the economy. In the ranking, Third Way acknowledges the move toward recognizing measures such as...
By John Warren | UCR News |
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It's a Three-peat: UCR Again Tops Social Mobility Ranking

For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has named UC Riverside the top university in the nation for social mobility. The social mobility category considers the degree to which a university elevates its low-income graduates to a higher standard of living. As rankings leaders such as U.S. News have adjusted their formulas...
By John Warren |