Overview

Student Population
8,544
National Rank
#461
University of California Merced overview
Location Merced, California
Online ucmerced.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
University of California Merced overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Merced, California, University of California Merced is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 25,131 prospective students applied, and 16,628 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,214 enrolled in the school.  8,472 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 72 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $11,442 plus fees of $2,096. UC Merced is ranked 461 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
University of California Merced overview
SAT 1020/1190
ACT 19/27
GPA 3.51
Applications Accepted
66.2% 
University of California Merced overview
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Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$11,442
In State Costs for University of California Merced
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,006
Other Fees$2,096
Room and Board $16,814
Budget for Other Expenses$4,305
Total One Year Cost$35,663
Out of State Tuition
$40,434
Out of State Costs for University of California Merced
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,006
Other Fees$2,096
Room and Board $16,814
Budget for Other Expenses$4,305
Total One Year Cost$64,655

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
Data Not Available
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
58% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of California Merced students
Subject Percent of Class
Psychology 22%
Biology 21%
Engineering 14%
Social Sciences 13%
Business 12%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=445188 IPEDS survey data for University of California Merced.