Ranking  2059   461
Country United States
City Merced
Bachelor (foreigners)20,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)20,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)12,500 USD/year.
Master (citizens)12,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $859-1,425 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 2005
Abbreviation UCM
Teachers 299
Students 5,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Fiat Lux
• WASC Senior College and University Commission
• University of California System
World ranking2059
Country ranking461
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking2059
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad de California en Merced
French Université de californie à merced
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University of California Merced (UCM) - public higher education institution in United States. UCM began its history in 2005. Thanks to its quite favourable location inside Merced, students can enjoy an active city life with a rural serenity.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission committee requests both examination results and the document on previous academic performance. Throughout the admission period more than 80 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in UCM the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. The tuition fees are quite steep. A year of bachelor studies at UCM will cost you at least 20,000 USD. A master’s degree of UCM will cost a student a significant sum of 20,000 USD per year. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. More information could be found on the official website of the university http://www.ucmerced.edu.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, University of California Merced teaches more than 5 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. At UCM the academic staff counts 299 various specialists. A variety of international student exchange programs are available at UCM. To learn more about the student life and current events, you can always follow the university on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UCM. The university has its own library. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. The university is in the University of California System.
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