University of California-Merced

General Information

Website www.ucmerced.edu
Address 5200 North Lake Road
City Merced
State CA
Zip 95343-5603
Locale Rural: Fringe

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 86%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 32.5%
Five-year graduation rate 59.9%
Six-year graduation rate 64.4%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out -

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Research High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 7,375
Endowment Assets $11,264,000
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Accrediting Agency -
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% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 2%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.56
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 470 (25th - 75th percentile = 420 - 520)
Median SAT Math 500 (25th - 75th percentile = 450 - 550)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 21.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 19 - 24)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 74.2%
In-State Tuition and Fees $13,262
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $39,944
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $35,511
Average Net Price After Grants $13,147
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $4,472
Median earnings 10 years after entry -
Median debt of completers $19,018
Federal Loan Default Rate 3.9%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 66.4%
% Underrepresented Minority 56.2%
% Black 4.6%
% Latino 51.4%
% Native American 0.2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.7%
% Asian 21.2%
% White 11.2%
% Two or More Races 3.4%
% Other 7.3%
% Noresident Aliens 6.7%
% Female 51.1%
% Male 48.9%
% Age 25 and Over 1.9%
% Part-time 1.1%