Riverside, CA Colleges

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Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, and the county seat of the eponymous county. Named for its location beside the Santa Ana River, it is the largest city in the Inland Empire area of Southern California, 4th largest inland California city after Fresno, Sacramento, and Bakersfield, and is located approximately 60 miles (97 km) east of Los Angeles.[citation needed] Riverside is the 59th most populous city in the United States and 12th most populous city in California. It is also part of the Greater Los Angeles area. As of the 2010 Census, Riverside had a population of 303,871. The city spans 81 square miles (210 km2) making it the second largest city by area in the county behind Palm Springs.[citation needed]

Riverside was founded in the early 1870s and is the birthplace of the California citrus industry as well as home of the Mission Inn, the largest Mission Revival Style building in the United States. It is also home to the Riverside National Cemetery.

The University of California, Riverside, is located in the northeastern part of the city. The university also hosts the Riverside Sports Complex. Other attractions in Riverside include the Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, which houses exhibits and artifacts of local history, the California Museum of Photography, the California Citrus State Historic Park, and the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree, one of the two original navel orange trees in California.[citation needed]

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Schools in and around Riverside, CA

Name
University of California-Riverside
Four or more years; Public; $34,098 average out-state tuition; $11,220 average in-state tuition
Riverside City College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,360 average out-state tuition; $1,080 average in-state tuition
California Baptist University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,998 average out-state tuition; $23,998 average in-state tuition
La Sierra University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $26,136 average out-state tuition; $26,136 average in-state tuition
American College of Healthcare
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Kaplan College-Riverside
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
North-West College-Riverside
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit

Riverside, CA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
eQuality Scholarship for Medical Students $6000 February 01, 2015
Jane and Clem Werner Scholarship $5000 February 15, 2015
Ronald D. Lunceford Scholarship $4000 December 31, 2014
Clinton E. Phillips Scholarship $4000 December 31, 2014
William and Marijane E. Adams, Jr. Scholarship $3500 March 20, 2015
Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship $2500 April 01, 2015
SWE Los Angeles Scholarship - Community Colleges $1000 February 27, 2015
Ernest Morgan Memorial Scholarship Varies March 15, 2015
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