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University of California-Merced Scholarships

5200 North Lake Road Tuition In/Out-State: $11,220 / $34,098 Total Fall Enrollment: 4,381
Merced , CA 95343-5603 Books and Supplies: $1,405 Applicants Admitted: 75%
(209) 228-4400 On-campus Room and Board: $14,717 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 90% Undergraduate Application Fee: $60 Receiving Institutional Aid: 73% , $9,886 on average
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  • University of California-Merced General Information

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    Address 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343-5603
    Phone Number (209) 228-4400
    Web Address
    Mission Statement The mission of the University of California, Merced is embodied in its proud claim of being the first American research university of the twenty-first century. Opening in 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California, UC Merced continually strives for excellence in carrying out the University's mission of teaching, research and service, benefiting society through discovering and transmitting new knowledge and functioning as an active repository of organized knowledge. As a key tenet in carrying out this mission, UC Merced promotes and celebrates the diversity of all members of its community.
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Rural area, on fringe of an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities No

    University of California-Merced Size

    Total enrollment 5,760
    Enrolled full time 5,691
    Enrolled part time 69

    University of California-Merced Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 2,850
    Women enrolled full time 2,811
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 31%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 7%
    Hispanic 31%
    White/Non-Hispanic 23%
    Non-Resident Alien 3%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 5%
  • University of California-Merced Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $60
    Applied 14,506
    Admitted 10,614
    Enrolled 5,760
    Admitted % 75%

    University of California-Merced Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    University of California-Merced Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 95%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 430
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 550
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 460
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 590
    Students submitting ACT 45%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 18
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 24
  • University of California-Merced Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $11,220
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $34,098
    Books and Supplies $1,405
    On-campus room and board $14,717
    Off-campus room and board $7,185

    University of California-Merced Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 90%
    Receiving Federal Grants 63% , $4,767 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 73% , $9,886 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 55% , $4,554 on average
  • University of California-Merced Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 138 0 0
    Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 0 5 1
    Business Administration and Management, General 60 0 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Earth Science Teacher Education 0 0 0
    ENGINEERING Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 23 2 2
    Computer Engineering, General 29 0 0
    Computer Engineering, Other 0 2 1
    Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 13 0 0
    Materials Engineering 4 0 0
    Mechanical Engineering 35 3 1
    Comparative Literature 25 0 0
    HISTORY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History, General 27 0 0
    History, Other 0 2 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Applied Mathematics, General 14 3 0
    Behavioral Sciences 0 2 2
    Cognitive Science 27 0 2
    Environmental Science 0 3 4
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chemistry, General 12 0 0
    Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 0 0 0
    Geology/Earth Science, General 9 0 0
    Physical Sciences, Other 0 1 4
    Physics, General 8 0 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Psychology, General 136 0 2
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Anthropology 16 0 0
    Economics, General 28 0 0
    Political Science and Government, General 46 0 0
    Sociology 16 0 0
  • University of California-Merced Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline November 30
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline November 30
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due -
    SAT Subject score report due SAT Reasoning Scores due July 15th
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by -
    Deadline for housing deposit May 3

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 2
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
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    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date -
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by April 30
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UC Merced Donor Scholarship

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The UC Merced Donors Scholarship enables the campus to pool the generosity of many donors and to make awards wherever the need is greatest. This important scholarship fund provides new and continuing students with the opportunity to achieve their dreams at UC Merced.
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