Generally, the University of California-Merced is a non selective school. The institution receives 27,793 applications every year . With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be around 87 percent which equates to about 24,000 students being accepted to the school. Every year, statistics show that 10 % of the 24,000 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 47% and 52% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 48% were typically women and 51% 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: Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
27,793
Male 13,085
Female 14,708

 

Acceptance
24,179
Male 11,174
Female 13,005

 

Enrollment Total
2,417
Male 1,238
Female 1,179


Acceptance Rate
87%
Male
85.4%
Female
88.4%

 

Yield
10%
Male
11.1%
Female
9.1%


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

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



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