University of California Merced: Review & Facts

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University of California Merced is a public school with 5,760 students enrolled. This school was originated in 2005 and is one of the 3 schools located in Merced, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
University of California Merced will give you the option to earn a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

University of California Merced follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Psychology, Engineering, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
83%
The student retention rate at University of California Merced is high at 83% (above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at University of California Merced is reasonably decent -- 21:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$36,000
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - $34,100 per academic year. The additional fees at University of California Merced beyond tuition are roughly $1,900; this comes to $36,000 per year.

Read the details about University of California Merced additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
80%
As reported in recent government data, 15,208 applications were submitted and 12,160 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

University of California Merced might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of California Merced in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
University of California Merced offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of California Merced, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
University of California Merced offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,400 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of California Merced appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of California Merced Location and Maps



Post Address: University of California Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, California 95343-5603, USA
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