University of California Merced Comparison

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University of California Merced
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Location Merced, CA
Setting Rural Fringe
Students 8,544
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $11,442
Tuition (Out of State) $41,196
Room & Board $17,046
Avg Net Price $14,013
Avg Grant Aid $23,112
% Receiving Grant Aid 90%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 72%
Avg High School GPA 3.51
Admissions Standards Moderate
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 19/25
SAT Range 1000/1180
Application Deadline Nov 30, 2019


Graduation Rate 58%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) N/A
Making Student Loan Payments 64%
Median Student Loan Debt $19,899
Median Loan Payment $205
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard