Experience the most ethnically and culturally diverse student body in the UC system.
Get ahead and start working on your UC application as early as Aug. 1st! Submit between Nov. 1-30!
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Modern facilities and a commitment to environmental sustainability encourage hands-on learning in the classroom and beyond.
Visit Campus
Come see what UC Merced has to offer you! You can visit on one of three days in October! For more information and to register, visit the link below.
Preview Days 2016
87% of financial aid applicants receive some form of aid, and 82% received grants or scholarships!


We are delighted that you are exploring the University of California’s newest campus. UC Merced continues to grow and serve a growing number of undergraduate and graduate students from the San Joaquin Valley, the state, the nation and the world.

We hope that you will find everything you need to know about applying for admission to UC Merced and that you will find our state-of-the-art campus is a great choice in helping you make your educational dreams a reality.




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