UCR Survey Results


 Insights from the Most Recent Survey (2016)

In 2016, 5,210 UCR students (about 29% of the total population) and 63,129 UC students system-wide (33% of the total population) participated in UCUES. Here are some of the most interesting results. 

More so than other UC students …

UCR students feel good about diversity and inclusiveness.
  • 93% of UCR students agreed with the statement, “Overall, I feel comfortable with the climate for diversity and inclusiveness at UC,” (UC-wide: 82%). *
  • 84% of UCR students agreed with the statement, “Top campus administrators are genuinely committed to promoting respect for and understanding of group differences at UC,” (UC-wide: 73%). *
  • 93% of UCR students agreed with the statement, “This campus values diversity,” (UC-wide: 85%). *
UCR students feel respected.
  • 90% of UCR students agreed with the statement, “Students of my race/ethnicity are respected on this campus,” (UC-wide: 83%).
  • 88% of UCR students agreed with the statement, “Students of my political beliefs are respected on this campus,” (UC-wide: 85%). *
  • 91% of UCR students agreed with the statement, “Students of my gender are respected on this campus,” (UC-wide: 88%).
UCR students rely on financial aid.
  • 63% of UCR students reported receiving a Pell grant (UC-wide: 48%).
  • 91% of UCR students reported applying for financial aid, scholarships or grants (UC-wide: 81%).
UCR students could benefit from food insecurity programs.
  • 27% of UCR students indicated that they often (very often/often/somewhat often) “skipped or cut the size of meals because there wasn’t enough money for food,” (UC-wide: 23%).
  • 50% of UCR students indicated that they worried (often or sometimes) whether their food would run out before they got money to buy more, (UC-wide: 42%).

Download a PDF of the above results.

*Agreement percentages include the sum total of strongly agree, agree and somewhat agree.

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