10 months
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27500 USD/full
27500 USD/full
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About

The Graduate Preparation Program at the University of California, Riverside prepares you for future graduate study. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

If you have completed your third year of undergraduate study, the Graduate Preparation Program at the University of California, Riverside allow you to complete your fourth and final year at UC Riverside. You may choose from a variety of disciplines, and take courses alongside UCR-matriculated students.  

Program Benefits

  • Earn a Bachelor's degree from your home university while taking courses at a top-ranked US University
  • Earn an Advanced Certificate that will make you eligible to apply for OPT and work in the US for one year
  • Increased chance of being admitted to a top US graduate program
  • Access to workshops and personalized advising to help prepare for graduate school admission
  • Immerse yourself in cultural and educational experiences

Programme Structure

Areas include:

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must have three-year Bachelor's degree
  • Competitive GPA with a minimum 3.0. will help qualify candidates for admission
  • You must obtain an F-1 (student) visa
  • Agency/embassy/partner university information. (Only required if you have one.)
  • Copy of your passport photo page.
  • Statement of Financial Support Form. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
  • Financial statement from the Bank, in English. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.
  • National

    27500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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