University of California, Merced

country rank  311
world rank  806

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University Overview

Established in 2005, University of California, Merced is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Merced (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of California, Merced (UCMERCED) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of California, Merced (UCMERCED) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 13 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UCMERCED
Founded 2005
Motto Fiat Lux
Let there be light
Colours Royal blue and gold

University Location

Address 5200 North Lake Road
Merced (population range: 50,000-249,999)
95343-5603 California
United States
T +1 (209) 228 4400
F +1 (209) 228 4424
Other locations Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 2039
Merced 95344
+1 (209) 228 4682

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of California, Merced's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation
2011


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Affiliations

  • University of California System

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018