About Our Students


UCR International Students by the Numbers

In 2014, UC Riverside welcomed 1,725 new and returning international students from over 65 countries. See the infographic.

International Students by Year

  • 826 students (2001)
  • 1,045 students (2006)
  • 2,600+ students (projected for 2020)

International Students by Class Level*

The following statistics reflect enrolled international student population.

  • 34% Undergraduates
  • 26% Master’s Degree students
  • 38% Ph.D. candidates
  • 2% Exchange/EAP Reciprocity students

International Students by Country

Below are the top four countries, represented by the enrolled international student population.

  • 55.5% China
  • 7.5% India
  • 6.9% Taiwan
  • 5.5% South Korea


*Includes Education Abroad Program (EAP) students and excludes alumni.

Sources: All data is as of fall 2014 (submitted to IIE Open Doors Reports).

International Students by College*

The following statistics reflect enrolled international student population.

College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS)

  • 324 Undergraduate
  • 69 Graduate

College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS)

  • 45 Undergraduate
  • 218 Graduate

Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE)

  • 69 Undergraduate
  • 326 Graduate

School of Business Administration (SOBA) / Anderson Graduate School of Management (AGSM)

  • 60 Undergraduate (SOBA)
  • 253 Graduate (AGSM)

Graduate School of Education (GSOE)

  • 19 Graduate

New Open Doors Data

Open Doors is a valuablecomprehensive dataset supported by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State that produces statistics on international students in the United States, including lasting trends and worldwide shifts.

Data from the 2015 Open Doors Report was given on November 16, 2015. Click the image above to read all about it.

Riverside County's International Student Economic Impact Value


Find the International Student Economic Impact Value data for anywhere in the US with NAFSA's tool here.

Jump to Top