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Website: www.ucmerced.edu/

Public
Co-ed
7,881
Undergraduate
Students
(51.8%) 4,086 Women
(48.2%) 3,795 Men
659
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 25,121 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.56
SAT Math
470-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
549 average
500-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
19-24 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
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$16,303
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$19,551
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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
371
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
38% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bobcats
Sororities
11% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
20.9% Asian
4.9% Black/African-American
59.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
10.4% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
7.3% from 13 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
18.0%
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