Total Cost $25,982
Total Enrollment 3,414
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 16 : 1

University of California-Merced
5200 North Lake Road, Merced, California 95343-5603
(209) 228-4400

The University of California, Merced’s mission is embodied in its proud claim of being the first American research university of the twenty-first century. As the tenth campus of the University of California, UC Merced will achieve excellence in carrying out the University’s mission of teaching, research and service, benefiting society through discovering and transmitting new knowledge and functioning as an active repository of organized knowledge. As a key tenet in carrying out this mission, UC Merced promotes and celebrates the diversity of all members of its community. A research university is a community bound by learning, discovery and engagement. As more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting Rural: Fringe
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline fall-2011/spring2011
Admissions Office Phone 209) 228-4682 or (866) 270-7301
Admissions Office Email
Admissions Office Address 5200 North Lake Rd. Merced, CA 95343
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $60

In order to be accepted to University of California-Merced, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
University of California-Merced SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 440
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 570
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 460
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 600
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 440
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 560
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 18
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 24
ACT English (25th Percentile) 17
ACT English (75th Percentile) 24
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 18
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 25
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