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

University of California - Merced Admissions

Admissions Overview

UC Merced admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 72%. Students that get into UC Merced have an average SAT score between 1000-1180 or an average ACT score of 19-25. The regular admissions application deadline for UC Merced is November 30.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
72%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
25,424
SAT Range
1000-1180
SAT Reading
500-590
SAT Math
500-590
Students Submitting SAT
96%
ACT Range
19-25
ACT English
17-22
ACT Math
18-24
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
47%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$70
Accepts Common App
No data available  
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
71%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 63 responses
Poll
73%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 63 responses

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