Admissions FAQ

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Freshman Admissions FAQ

1. How do I check the status of my application?

2. Who do I contact if I want to take a tour of
    UCMerced?

3. How can I get in touch with an Admissions
    counselor?

4. When can I apply to UC Merced?

5. What are UC Merced's school codes?

6. When will acceptance notices be sent out?

7. Can I earn credit at UC Merced by taking
    Advanced Placement(AP)Exams?

8. When do I apply for financial aid?

9. Can I change my major after I apply to UC Merced?

10. Why Can't I use VISA card to pay my SIR on Epay?

Transferring to UC Merced FAQ

1. What is the most important thing I should know
    about transferring to UC Merced?

2. Do I need to choose my major right away?

3. How will I know if my classes transfer to
    UC Merced?

4. What if I want to transfer from a California State
    University (CSU) or college from outside
    of California?

5. What are my chances of getting admitted to
    UC Merced as a California Community College
    student?

6. Are math and English important?

7. Do I need to take a foreign language to be
    admitted?

8. Do I need my associates degree or general
    education before I transfer?

9. Are there any special programs for
    transfer students like me?

10. What calendar does UC Merced follow?

11. Can I change my major after I apply to UC Merced?

12. Why Can't I use VISA card to pay my SIR on Epay?