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Website: www.ucmerced.edu/

Public
Co-ed
8,151
Undergraduate
Students
(52.1%) 4,245 Women
(47.9%) 3,906 Men
696
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
72% of 25,368 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.58
SAT Math
548 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
543 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $36,020
Out-of-state: $65,012
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,538
Out-of-state: $42,530
Room and Board
$17,046
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Freshman Award
$30,133
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$17,872
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Not reported
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
389
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 17% of classes
Over 100 students: 12% of classes
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Campus Life

Merced Population
76,303
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Fresno
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bobcats
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
20.6% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
60.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
9.7% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students
7.8%
First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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