Overview

Student Population
7,967
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
Religious Affiliation 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 22,574 prospective students applied, and 15,754 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,293 enrolled in the school.  7,886 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 81 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,442 plus fees of $2,096. UC Merced is ranked 502 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
University of California Merced overview
SAT 1080/1240
ACT 20/27
GPA 3.51
Applications Accepted
69.8% 
University of California Merced overview
Applications Due Nov 30, 2019
Applicant Competition Low

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.