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The University of California - Merced

The University of California - Merced

5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343-5603
(209) 228-4400

The University of California-Merced is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1988. This university, which is only a few miles from Merced, is in a rural area. This university offers subjects such as chemistry, mechanical engineering, and psychology. This university offers 20 bachelors level degrees, six masters level degrees, and seven doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 4,381 students sought degrees from the 24 programs at UC Merced. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits it. UC Merced is one of 28 research universities in California.

Admission

In 2010, 20,851 students applied to this public university. It admitted close to 90% of applicants or 18,974 students. Approximately 54% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 20,851 students applied to this public university. It admitted close to 90% of applicants or 18,974 students. Approximately 54% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 91%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 92%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 91%

Student Demographics

4,381 students were enrolled at this university in 2010.

Student Demographics

4,381 students were enrolled at this university in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 2234
  • Total Enrolled Female: 2147
  • Undergraduate Male: 2110
  • Undergraduate Female: 2028
  • Graduate Male: 151
  • Graduate Female: 92

Faculty Demographics

UC Merced has 267 instructors. 221 out of 267 teachers are full-time, 46 out of 267 faculty are part-time, and 61% of faculty are men.

Faculty Demographics

UC Merced has 267 instructors. 221 out of 267 teachers are full-time, 46 out of 267 faculty are part-time, and 61% of faculty are men.

  • Male: 164
  • Female: 103
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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