Situated on nearly 1,200 scenic acres in Inland Southern California, UC Riversides diverse, inclusive, and globally focused community is creating a new model for what a great public research university can achieve. With 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. The University of California, Riverside is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis. We are located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations.