2018 First Year Students By The Numbers

BY THE NUMBERS FALL 2018

Admitted Student Profile *

Admit Rate by Applicant GPA *

New First Year Enrollment

Undergraduate Enrollment

7,856 projected

97.3 %

2,293

93.2 %

2,216 projected

7,375

19-27 3.46-3.96

75.9 %

6,815

40.0 %

2,049

1.4 %

950-1200

4.0+

Below 3.0

3.0- 3.29

3.3- 3.69

3.7- 3.99

*Ranges represent the middle 50% of admitted students. Does not include referral pool.

2016

2017 2018

2016 2017 2018

*Does not include referral pool.

POPULAR MAJORS FOR FIRST YEAR APPLICANTS

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED *

23,989 21,967 20,252

2018

2017

Computer Science & Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Management & Business Economics

Psychology

Biological Sciences

Undeclared

2016

*Does not include referral pool.

$19,500 91%

is the average gift aid offered to eligible UC Merced students of UC Merced students received financial aid

FINANCIAL AID

UNDERGRADUATE CAMPUS PROFILE 2017-2018

Cultural Richness

Did You Know?

Geographic Origin of Students

53% 20% 10% 7% 3% 1% 1% <1% 5%

Chicano/Latino Asian White

Black or African-American Nonresident alien Two or more races Pacific Islander Declined to State/Unknown American Indian

28.3% Northern California

31.5% Central California

75% of first year students are among the first in their families to pursue a 4-year college degree

0.2% Nonresident/ International

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40% Southern California

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Data Source: UC Merced Institutional Research and Decision Support

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