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Academic Rigor
4.2793
Dorm Life
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Food and Dining
3.0549
Bang for the buck
4.0492
Clubs and Activities
4.2391
Campus Safety
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Most Helpful Review for University of California-Merced
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Gabriel from Hercules, CA
  • 32 out of 32 people found this review helpful

Obviously, just like any other school, if you put your mind to it, study, and do the work, you'll learn. Putting in effort to what you want to accomplish is the key. I am currently a freshman and am about to finish my 1st semester here. I'm taking 4 class (16 units) and it's fairly difficult, but manageable. All of my professors are great. I have no complaint about any of them whatsoever. Also, they are very reasonable, and depending on the professor/t.a., will give you some slack if you have any trouble with...

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  • Andrew from Merced, CA
  • Jun-03-2014 I am a current student here

    I absolutely love this university. I don't know why people are complaining; it's been extremely fun and informative. I hope more people would consider this university as a college choice.

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  • Jennifer from Elk Grove, CA
  • May-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Merced is a great school! It is small & convenient to get to classes in good timing. I'm too much of a city girl for this place though, so its not exactly for me but I love that I am able to get all of my classes & learn from the best professors.

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  • Carissa from San Dimas , CA
  • Mar-30-2014 I am a current student here

    UCM has a ton of opportunities if you pursue them. It's easy to get classes, financial aid, and research experience. Overall, a pretty laid back school where students don't have much to worry about other than their academics.

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  • Savannah from Exeter, CA
  • Mar-18-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Merced is focused on the success of its students. The campus isn't too large, and isn't too small easier. Professors and advisers at UC Merced are extremely helpful and clearly put education as a top priority.

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  • Celeste from Merced, CA
  • Mar-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Small school in terms of building and space it occupies but there are many students. Many discussion classes have less than 20 people. The lectures can go by quick so a mastery of note-taking skills is needed.

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  • UCM Bobcat
  • Feb-27-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Merced is totally different college experience compared to the other UC's. It may be a smaller campus, but the opportunities are abundant. Here you will feel part of a community and it can be your home away from home.

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  • Natalie V.
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Very friendly small town atmosphere. Food is ok. A lot of Asians.

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  • Lucky Student.
  • Jan-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Great university with prosperous students. A small campus who is slowly growing. Great potential both in the school and students.

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  • Alice from Visalia, CA
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    An average school for average students. If you're looking for great UC education and are from the Central Valley? Look no further, this is the place for you.

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  • Twinkle from OAKHURST, CA
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    this university is new and very clean. it offers a wide range of classes to choose from. it also provides low income students a chance to succeed.

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