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4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: The guys and girls on campus are great people for the most part. They dress decently as well, except for when big parties occur and girls where less clothing and the guys do not even try to look well.

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3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: looks okay, dress okay, pretty social, interest are diverse not sure about relationships

4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: There are some cute stragglers out there but for the most part everyone who's hot (guys and girls) are greek.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: People are nice its just don't get in the sciences majors way.

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3 College Senior

Guys & Girls: I haven't spent much time noticing the people on campus because I've been busy with night classes and student teaching during the day. My exposure has been pretty limited so far because classes just began, and I'm new to the campus (grad student.)


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Given that attractiveness is a matter of personal opinion, it's safe to say that UCR students are generally good looking. Personality-wise, most are friendly and down-to-earth, and willing to embrace relationships of either the friendly or romantic persuasion.

Interactions are usually made in the classroom, due to forced groups or even a mere sense of camaraderie against another student or professor. There are no overt social gaps between the various years (freshman, junior, etc.), but some older students may feel distant from their teenage fellows. The girl-to-guy ratio hovers around the 50-50 area, and all types of relationships are welcome at UCR. Though there are those who are primarily on the lookout for hookups rather than study partners, the majority of students is mainly reserved, both in dress and manner. After all, don't advertise if you're not selling.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
Male Undergrads
Birth Control Available?
Campus Health Center
Best Places to Meet Guys & Girls
  1. The HUB
  2. University Village
  3. Student Recreation Center
Best Places to Hook Up
  1. Off-campus communities
  2. House parties
Social Scene
In the social scene, UCR fits the laid-back Californian stereotype to the tee. Many students are relaxed and easy-going, though naturally there are those who are stressed about studies. People usually are forced into interaction, like in peer discussion during class or in the dorms. Fortunately, most students are quite outgoing and friendly, allowing for unexpected new friendships. As far as parties go, the fraternities and sororities dominate that social vein, as they usually are the hosts.
Hookups or Relationships?
The dating scene is relatively subdued. It's not a rare sight to see a couple walking around campus, but neither is it an expected or required occurrence, though those who are romantically linked with other people are usually involved in serious relationships. Hookups do happen, of course, but they're not something generally advertised around campus.
Dress Code
Anything goes in California, and that applies to UCR dress code. College-aged students are rather trapped in the awkward phase from teenager to adult, and their wardrobe reflects a developing style. Fashion trends exist, certainly, but in the ever-changing weather, comfort largely wins over style. For every person to make a fashion statement, there is an equal number that comes to school in pajamas.
Did You Know?
  • HEAT, UCR's nighttime music festival, is a great place to meet fellow fans of various types of music.
  • Music nights at The Barn can be a good way to get your band's music heard by an appreciative audience.

Student Polls

I would say girls on campus are    Based on 126 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

I would say guys on campus are    Based on 131 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

What are the best ways to make friends at your school?    Based on 69 responses

  • 25% Dorm
  • 21% Having the same class
  • 20% Campus organization
  • 19% Being friendly and outgoing
  • 7% Fraternities and/or Sororities
  • 6% Parties
  • 1% Greek
  • 1% Learning Community

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?    Based on 71 responses

  • 59% Friendly
  • 20% Diverse
  • 14% On The Go
  • 6% High
  • 1% Rude

How would you rate the social scene on campus?    Based on 146 responses

  • 21% Very vibrant, with lots of popular activities available almost every day.
  • 64% Active, with a handful of popular activities.
  • 12% Quiet, with few popular activities and chances to meet new people.
  • 3% Lacking, with almost no interesting or popular activities.


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