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University of California - Merced
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  • 4 Year
  • MERCED, CA

University of California - Merced Academics

UC Merced Academic Statistics

Academics
grade B
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
85%
Part-Time Retention Rate
38%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$5,239
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    33%
  • 20-39
    35%
  • 40-99
    23%
  • 100+
    9%
94%
of students say they attend class. 83 responses

UC Merced Professors

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Female Professors
45%
Male Professors
55%
Average Professor Salary
$120,912
Poll
57%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions. 83 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    2%
  • Asian American
    15%
  • Hispanic
    14%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    9%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    5%
  • White
    54%

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What Students Say About Professors

Poll
87%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach. 141 responses
Poll
81%
of students say professors care about their students' success. 140 responses
Poll
77%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand. 141 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed. 141 responses

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