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University of California-Merced Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

5200 North Lake Road Merced, CA 95343-5603
Phone: (209) 228-4400
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Jennifer from North Hills, CA
  • Aug-18-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Don't be shy to ask for help. At first it is kind off nerve racking but at the end older students are always helpful.

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  • Sarah from Folsom, CA
  • Jul-03-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Don't rule this school out just because it is small and seems to be in the middle of no where. Once you get on the campus, you will see that there are always things to do.

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  • Evelyn from Lynwood, CA
  • Jun-17-2015 I am a past student here

    research this school first! I've been in Merced for 5 years now and it has grown so much since then. If you come from a big city, you may or may not like it. It's a small town, come visit the campus first before you decide. I'm from los angeles, but I loved it. I had the chance to also become a research assistant and become a published author at UC Merced. Email professors and meet with them! You have so much more opportunity here than you would at any other institution.

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  • Freshman @ UC Merced
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    My tip would be for prospective students to take advantage of all the opportunities that UC Merced has to offer. Getting help in anything is really easy to do here because people do try to put the students needs first.

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