Generally, the University of California-Merced is a non selective selective school. The institution receives 25,923 applications every year . With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be around 85 percent which equates to about 22,000 students being accepted to the school. Every year, statistics show that 9 % of the 22,000 students who received the acceptance letter from the University of California-Merced made the decision to enroll. The ratio of the candidates who submitted their applications is 44% and 55% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 51% were typically women and 48% were men. First-year students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to the University of California-Merced when filling out the application. Most often, accepted applicants have test scores in the range of 19 - 24 for ACT or 960 - 1,140 for SAT. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual enrollment. the University of California-Merced’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To apply to the University of California-Merced, you will need to present these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
25,923
Male 11,415
Female 14,508

 

Acceptance
22,095
Male 9,474
Female 12,621

 

Enrollment Total
1,988
Male 962
Female 1,025


Acceptance Rate
85.2%
Male
83%
Female
87%

 

Yield
9%
Male
10.2%
Female
8.1%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$120



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



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