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UEI College Riverside Vocational School

UEI’s Riverside trade school offers a wide range of vocational programs for you to choose from, ranging from business office administration and medical billing and coding to HVAC and dental assisting.

If you’re looking for a Riverside vocational school that offers hands-on experience and in-depth instruction, look no further than UEI College.

About UEI College - Riverside Trade School

The UEI College Riverside vocational school would like to extend our warmest welcome to all prospective and new students. As you take the first few steps towards starting an exciting new career, you can rest assured that the UEI College Riverside staff are here to help you in any way we can. Our school has been open since 2011 and we’ve been helping Riverside-area students obtain the education and skills they need to embark on a new career. In addition, UEI College Riverside is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). When you choose to enroll with UEI Riverside, you can be confident that you are joining a dynamic career training program that will help you obtain the education and skills you need to enter an exciting new field.

All of the students enrolled at UEI College Riverside participate in vocational programs and benefit from having individual attention from all our staff and course instructors. We offer smaller class sizes (30:1) so that each and every one of our students gets the help and attention they need to be successful in our programs. We consider all our students, instructors, and staff to be part of the UEI College family. Every day we see you on campus, we’ll say hello, smile, and greet you by name. We also organize a number of different student-centered events so that you can make new friends and network with other students and prospective employers. Some of the events we have each year include job fairs, employer networking events, and student recognition events.

Campus Details


UEI College - Riverside


1860 University Ave. Riverside, CA 92507


(951) 394-0588

Campus Hours:

Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


UEI College-Riverside is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Year Opened:


Classes Starting:

June 26th, 2024

The UEI Riverside trade school campus is centrally located between the neighborhoods of Eastside and the University near the UC Riverside campus. With a convenient location, you can easily get to your classes and enjoy some of the surrounding areas and attractions Riverside has to offer. If you’re coming from out of town, you can follow the directions below:

From Los Angeles

  1. Follow CA-60 East to Mission Inn Avenue in Riverside
  2. Take exit 64 from CA-91 West
  3. Continue on University Ave until you reach the UEI campus

From Temecula

  1. Start on I-15 North
  2. Merge onto I-215 North and continue to Cactus Ave.
  3. Take exit 27A from I-215 North
  4. Take E Allesandro Blvd and Chicago Ave to University Ave in Riverside
  5. Continue on University Ave until you reach the UEI campus

Local Landmarks and Nearby Riverside Attractions

Riverside is a Southern California town in Riverside County that’s about an hour from Los Angeles and two hours from San Diego. When attending UEI’s trade school in Riverside, you can enjoy nearby attractions, including Sycamore Canyon Park, Box Springs Mountain Reserve Park, the UC Riverside Botanic Gardens, and much more. Located conveniently in downtown Riverside, students can easily walk or drive to nearby restaurants on Mission Inn Ave and Market Street, explore the Riverside Art Museum, or enjoy a relaxing study break in White Park or North Park.

As a student, you can expect help from these teams along the way.

Admissions Team

Students will meet with an admissions advisor to discuss enrollment into their chosen program. Student can also tour the campus and meet instructors.

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Financial Aid Team

Students can speak with a student finance team member to learn more about paying for their schooling. Our advisors will discuss loans, grants, scholarships, and more. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

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Career Services Team

Students can utilize the career services team to assist them in exploring additional opportunities, building their resume, and practicing interviews.*

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"Everyone cheers each other on and motivates each other to be able to get through school. We are encouraged to do better for ourselves and our loved ones."

Christina L.

Medical Assistant, UEI College Riverside

Riverside Trade School FAQs

Trade schools offer a wide range of benefits for those looking to start a career in a hands-on and engaging environment. Vocational school programs help students learn specialized skills in a specific field, such as the automotive, electrical, or healthcare industries. With that said, trade schools are great for a wide range of right noright now le. To start, trade schools are great for individuals looking to enter the workforce fast. In many cases, most of our trade school programs can be completed in as few as 10 months, which is much shorter than that of traditional four-year university programs.

Additionally, trade schools are great for students who learn better through a hands-on approach. No matter the trade school program, whether dental hygiene, medical assistance, or pharmacy tech, students will be able to learn from both in-class instruction as well as externship and apprenticeship opportunities where they can apply what they’ve learned in real-world or simulated environments.

Lastly, enrolling in a vocational program can be a great option for entrepreneurs or those looking for a career change. For example, individuals looking to start their own business can specialize in a trade and learn the fundamentals of running a business, preparing them with the knowledge, tools, and skills necessary to launch and manage their ventures successfully. Or, individuals unsatisfied with their current careers can easily transition into a new field by enrolling in a trade program, as vocational schools like UEI offer flexible learning opportunities that allow you to take classes that fit your schedule.