Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@ucmerced.edu
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Application Process
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 2
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 041271 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
2,021 (96.2% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,873 (92.7% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,864 (99.5% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
441 (23.7% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Award
$30,133
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,852 (99.4% of) aid recipients, average amount $24,953
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,402 (75.2% of) aid recipients, average amount $7,040
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 23 (1.2% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 23 (1.2% of) aid recipients
17 (.8% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,310
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
7,654 (94.7% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
7,237 (94.6% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,197 (99.4% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,597 (22.2% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$26,288
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,133 (99.1% of) aid recipients, average amount $22,327
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,488 (62.4% of) aid recipients, average amount $6,587
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 84 (1.2% of) aid recipients
86 (1.1% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,369
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$17,872
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Other Loans
Alternative Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported