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By the Numbers

Badge Best College
#1 public university in the nation
for average financial aid package
given to first year students.
- 2019 U.S. News & world Report Best Colleges Rankings
Ninety Percent
of students
received financial aid*
*2018-19 academic year

GPA
GPA: 3.45 - 3.96*
Admitted First Year Students

3.02 - 3.59 Transfer Students*
*Fall 2019


Financial Aid

$18,500 is the average annual gift aid offered to eligible UC Merced students*

We encourage all students to apply for financial aid and scholarships even if they don't think they will be eligible.

Learn more about affording UC Merced.

*2018-19 academic year

Financial aid at UC Merced

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Alumni Highlights

Jessica Rivas

Hometown: North Hollywood, Calif.
Year Graduated: 2015
Degree: B.A., Cognitive Science, with a minor in Anthropology
Where You Work: Yosemite National Park

Shavone Charles

Hometown: San Diego
Year Graduated: 2012
Degree: B.A., Literature
Where You Work: Instagram
Hieu Do

Hieu Do

Hometown: Westminster, Calif.
Year Graduated: 2015
Degree: B.S., Management and Business Economics with a minor in Psychology
Where You Work: Apple

Jherson Fuentes

Hometown: Santa Ana, Calif.
Year Graduated: 2017
Degree: B.S., Management and Business Economics
Where You Work: Vanguard