About University of California, Riverside

by / Saturday, 05 October 2013 / Published in University Of California, Riverside, Extension

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About University of California, Riverside:

Located 80 kilometers east of Los Angeles, in the heart of beautiful sunny Southern California, the University of California, Riverside (UCR), is one of 10 campuses within the prestigious University of California system, one of the nation’s premier public institutions of higher education. UCR faculty members are internationally renowned and have received prestigious awards. Several faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and more than 50 have received Guggenheim Fellowships. UCR’s nearly 80,000 alumni have excelled in a variety of fields and have made significant contributions to the world. The distinguished alumni include a Nobel and a Pulitzer Prize winner, a United States Ambassador, and an Oscar-nominated screenwriter.

University of California, Riverside UCR International Education Programs:

University of California, Riverside UCR has one of the largest and most successful international programs in the USA. Each year the University of California welcome over 5,000 international students from more than 60 countries.

IEP offers high quality programs, including English language programs, short-term professional certificate and PG diploma programs, TESOL programs, academic preparation and pathway programs for high school graduates to UCR’s undergraduate degree programs. The University of  California also have opportunities for visiting students to take university classes through the University Credit Program. IEP is part of the University of California, Riverside, Extension Department, which provides academic and professional programs in a wide range of areas, including business and management, education, information technology, law, forensic and criminal sciences, languages and the arts. International students can participate in over 3,800 courses and 90 certificate and diploma programs offered through Extension.

Pathways for Study at University of California, Riverside UCR:

University Pathway Programs offer academic programs that prepare students to earn a bachelor’s degree from the prestigious University of California, Riverside or attend UCR as a visiting student for undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses.

Post Graduate Programs:

Post Graduate Diploma programs are offered in Business, Hospitality, Engineering, Biotechnology, Sports, Entertainment and Media Management. These programs are of 9 months to one year in duration( which includes three months of an unpaid internship in an American company) upon completion of the PG programs students are eligible for one year of paid OPT ( work permit) in the US.

Custom Training and Group programs:

The University of California, Riverside is recognized as a leader in international education, in the U.S. and around the world. The Custom Training and Group Programs service is designed for businesses, educational institutions, governments and industries that are upgrading technologies, training new staff, improving services, or developing management techniques. Through the Custom Training Program, the university offer specially designed training programs to groups around the world. Subject areas include but are not limited to:

  • Public Financial Management
  • Teacher training
  • Information technology
  • Executive and corporate training
  • Business management development
  • Human resource development and planning
  • Technical assistance for business, industry, education and development projects
  • Environmental management
  • Forensic investigations
  • Geospatial technologies


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2 Responses to “About University of California, Riverside”

  1. Neelam William says :

    I would like to have detailed information about P.G.diploma in biotechnology in your university as-fee structure,session ,gre n toefl.

  2. Neelam William says :

    R/sir,pls inform me about P.G.diploma in biotechnology.-1)when the session starts?
    2)fee structure?
    3)toefl n gre both required?
    Thanks n regards
    Neelam William

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