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About University of California-Merced

University of California-Merced is a Public, 4 years college located in Merced, California.
It has a total enrollment of 9,018 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The acceptance rate at University of California-Merced is 85.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of California-Merced is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Address5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343-5603
Net Price
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of California-Merced is 85.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 12.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate85.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)12.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$105

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at University of California-Merced, for academic year 2019-2020 is $14,100 for California residents and $43,854 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $14,100 for California residents and $43,854 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,100$43,854
Graduate Tuition & Fees$14,100$43,854

Student Population

At University of California-Merced, total 9,018 are attending classes. Among them, 8,077 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UC Merced has 8,276 students and the graduate school has 742 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students9,018
Undergraduate Students8,276
Graduate Students742
Online Enrollment8,077

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs55 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
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Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification