C
#12 Best Public Universities in California

University of California Merced

Merced, California

 1 Reviews

-advertisement-

Overview

Student Population
8,544
University of California Merced overview
Location Merced, California
Online ucmerced.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
University of California Merced overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
Will you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at UC Merced, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

Calculate My Chances

Sponsored by Cappex

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 425 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes

UC Merced is rated within the top 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

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
Applications Due Nov 30, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Explore admissions requirements

-advertisement-

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 Resident 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

Tuition and financial aid details

-advertisement-

Outcomes

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

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

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%

View All 20 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider
-advertisement-

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