University of California Riverside Extension

UCR Extension Offers a Unique Path to Success. Our mission is to ensure high quality, innovative English language and professional programs to meet the diverse personal, professional, and educational goals of our international students. All of UCR Extension's academic programs are developed in conjunction with, and may be taught by, UCR faculty, thus ensuring that students receive the same uncompromising standard of excellence upheld by the University.

Top reasons to study here

  • We provide students the opportunity to enrich their knowledge of the U.S. and the world.
  • Through teamwork in a multicultural environment, we encourage students to understand themselves, build confidence, and develop a vision for their future.
  • The values of mutual respect, professionalism, and excellence in teaching and service, guide us in our work.

Short Courses

Business & Management (26)
Social Sciences (6)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (5)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Humanities (2)
Journalism & Media (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



UCR Extension offers a wide variety of postgraduate certificates and diplomas, including certificates from their International Education Programs. The International Education Programs (IEP) at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) has been providing English as a Second Language (ESL), academic and professional programs since 1975. The curriculum is continually evaluated and updated to ensure the best U.S. learning experience. Every year, students graduate from programs and continue into exciting international careers and/or pursue the further academic study.

Riverside, California, United States

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