UC Riverside ranked in the top 1.3% of universities worldwide in the 2023 Center for World University Rankings, released Monday, May 15.

The campus ranked No. 252 out of 20,531 institutions. Nationally, UCR landed at No. 82 and for the U.S. and Canada it was No. 92.

The rankings are published by the Center for World University Rankings, a consultancy based in the United Arab Emirates. Institutions are evaluated on four key factors: education, employability, faculty, and research. 

Universities and colleges are assigned scores based on that methodology with 100 being the highest. UCR earned a score of 77.7.

This is the fifth consecutive year in which UCR has ranked in the top 1.3% or better in the Center for World University Rankings.

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