University of California, Merced (UC Merced)

Merced, CA

Most Popular Majors

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Environmental Science

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Comparative Literature
Other History


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management


Major Bachelors Masters
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Computer Engineering

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Behavioral Sciences
Cognitive Science

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters
Applied Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science
Other Physical Sciences

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Political Science and Government

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UC Merced Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave University of California, Merced 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Academics Rating

Tutoring Services for Spring 2012 will begin on Monday, January 30th. The Schedule will be posted as soon as possible or before Tutoring begins. Please check the schedule daily for the first week and often for updates.

UC Merced Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.70
Retention Rate 83%
Carnegie Class Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in June and July.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Internships
  • Distance Learning

Class Sizes at University of California, Merced

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 24%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 14%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 53%
  • 100+ Students: 9%
Fewer than 20 Students 24%
50 - 100 Students 14%
20 - 49 Students 53%
100+ Students 9%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 58
  • Unknown and Other: 16
  • Asian: 13
  • Latino: 10
  • African American: 1
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1
Caucasian 58
Unknown and Other 16
Asian 13
Latino 10
African American 1
American Indian or Alaska native 1

Faculty at University of California, Merced

Total Faculty 363
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 21
Full-Time Professors 1,022
Male Faculty 219
Part-Time Professors 157
Women Faculty 144

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