University of California, Riverside
UCR is on the rise. A member of the world’s most prestigious public university system, ours is an institution powered by an entrepreneurial spirit, a record of innovation and results, and a commitment to excellence and collaboration across disciplines. Situated on nearly 1,200 scenic acres in Inland Southern California, UCR’s strong core programs and new and emerging disciplines are housed within three colleges, four professional schools, and more than 20 interdisciplinary research centers.
Our diverse, inclusive, and globally focused community is creating a new model for what a great public research university can achieve. With more than 25,000 students and 1,100 faculty — including two Nobel Prize winners and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine — we are pioneering research with economic, scientific, and social impact on the real-world challenges we face in California and beyond.
California Baptist University
California Baptist University (CBU) is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. CBU offers bachelor's, master's and credential programs in Riverside, San Bernardino and online.
California Baptist University believes each person has been created for a purpose. CBU strives to help students understand and engage this purpose by providing a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates academics with spiritual and social development opportunities. Graduates are challenged to become individuals whose skills, integrity and sense of purpose glorify God and distinguish them in the workplace and in the world.
La Sierra University
La Sierra University, an institution nationally acclaimed for its diverse campus and its service to others, offers a transformational experience that lasts a lifetime. U.S. News & World Report named La Sierra University the most diverse university in the western United States the past five years. And in early 2008 the Corporation for National and Community Service selected La Sierra for the Honor Roll with Distinction, part of the 2007 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll program. The award recognized La Sierra’s students for providing nearly 45,000 hours of service. Such efforts included international economic development projects by La Sierra’s World Cup-winning Students In Free Enterprise team, and community projects through La Sierra’s campus-wide Service-Learning program. The Seventh-day Adventist denomination established La Sierra University in 1922 on acreage formerly part of the Rancho La Sierra Mexican land grant.
CSUSB Palm Desert
Established in 1986, California State University, San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus serves the Coachella Valley and Riverside county as a center for higher education. PDC, as the campus is known, is home to both undergraduate and graduate academic programs.
The CSUSB Palm Desert Campus offers excellent faculty, amazing advisors and numerous student services to ensure students graduate on time and have a life-transforming university experience. PDC students have access to the classes they need to graduate in 4 years, and they will graduate prepared to become engaged citizens, community leaders, and successful professionals in the field of their choice.
Riverside City College
Riverside City College is the most dynamic and diverse college in the Inland Empire. From its opening in 1916 on the site of the former Poly High School, Riverside City College has grown to be one of California's leading community colleges and is a landmark in downtown Riverside.
Serving more than 19,000 students each semester, Riverside City College provides students with a wide range of choices including associate's degree programs, transfer to a four-year college or university, or career certificates that prepare them to enter the workforce. Riverside City College is home to strong programs in liberal arts, science, performing arts, the School of Nursing and athletics
College of the Desert
College of the Desert is one of over 115 community colleges in California and a vital part of the world’s largest system of higher education. The governing body of College of the Desert is the Desert Community College District, which has five elected members on its Board of Trustees and a Student Trustee elected by the Student Body.
The college was founded in 1958 and opened its doors for the first time in September 1962. As a two-year college, the College offers transfer students an affordable option for starting college and transferring to a four-year institution. College of the Desert is the number one source of transfer students to California State University at San Bernardino. College of the Desert also offers a number of popular vocational and technical programs, including Nursing and Health Sciences, Digital Design and Production, Turf Grass Management & Ornamental Horticulture, Advanced Transportation Technologies, Culinary Arts, and a full range of Administration of Justice courses at the Public Safety Academy training facility.
Mt. San Jacinto College
MSJC is a comprehensive community college that is one of California’s 115 community colleges. A single college District, MSJC serves a 1,700-square mile area from the San Gorgonio Pass to Temecula. We serve students throughout this region from the San Jacinto, Menifee Valley and San Gorgonio Pass campuses, Temecula Higher Education Center, and many off-site locations.
MSJC offers courses and programs that satisfy the transfer requirements of four-year colleges and universities. We offer a variety of vocational and technical programs to prepare students for rewarding careers. Basic Skills and English as a Second Language (ESL) training programs are designed for students who want to build a strong foundation and ensure academic success. Distance Education allows students access to more than 140 online classes to help complete your educational goal. Continuing Education programs and classes help lifelong learners and those seeking personal enrichment.
Moreno Valley College
Moreno Valley College has strong ties to the community and a rich history in building partnerships with local businesses, industries and school districts. These partnerships allow us to offer successful and highly sought after programs in allied health care, public safety, computer gaming, and business.
All of us at Moreno Valley College hope that your experience will not only provide you with an outstanding education, but will be the start of a lifetime of learning and a sense of belonging to the college and the community.
Norco College inspires a diverse student body by an inclusive innovative approach to learning through its pathways to transfer, professional, career and technical education, certificates, and degrees. We are proud to be a pivotal hub for scholarship, arts and culture, dynamic technologies, and partnerships. Norco College encourages self-empowerment and is dedicated to transforming the lives of our students, employees, and community.
We will change the trajectory of our students’ lives. We will stimulate academic, economic, and social development in our service area. We will build a comprehensive institution with the capacity and programming to serve our entire area.