University of California Merced: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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University of California Merced is a medium four-year, public school with 6,685 students enrolled. This school was originated in 2005 and is one of the 4 schools located in Merced, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Fair
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 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Biology, Engineering, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
84%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at University of California Merced is high at 84% (above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of California Merced is average: 60%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of California Merced is reasonably decent - 18:1. Find out more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$38,000
High
Average tuition price is extremely high - around $36,000 per year. The additional fees at University of California Merced not covered by tuition are roughly $2,000, which makes it a total of $38,000 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 18,862 applications were submitted and 11,447 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

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

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
University of California Merced provides 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 1,700 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, University of California Merced seems to be a relatively dangerous 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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