UC Merced is a four year comprehensive research university, with a student body of approximately 6,000 students. The 10th campus in the prestigious University of California system, UC Merced is built upon the pillars of academic excellence, leadership, research and individual attention. The University offers the type of learning environment rarely found at public research universities. Students at all levels have the opportunity to engage in research with nationally recognized scholars and benefit from a 20-to-1 student to faculty ratio. Our growing campus, planed as a worldwide model of physical sustainability, boasts award winning buildings and state of the art facilities.
Located in the heart of California, students have access to a broad range of year round outdoor activities from hiking in Yosemite, to skiing and snowboarding in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The City of Merced offers an intimate setting with a dynamic community characterized by it youthful and diverse friendly residents. Student takes advantage of extensive bike trails and meandering streams. A vibrant downtown offers shops and cultural center including a community theater. The campus is just a short drive away to international destinations including San Francisco and miles of the Pacific Ocean coastline for you to enjoy. We welcome you to come build the future at UC Merced.
This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.
The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:
|Program Name||Degree Type(s)|
|Applied Mathematics Sciences||BS|
|Cognitive Science||BA, BS|
|Computer Science and Engineering||BS|
|Earth Systems Science||BS|
|Management and Business Economics||BS|
|Materials Science and Engineering||BS|
|Public Health, General||BA||Does Not Accept WUE Transfers|
UC Merced requires that WUE participants meet the higher academic GPA and subject requirements for admission as a non-California resident. Additional information can be found on our undergraduate admission web page, http://admissions.ucmerced.edu.
New freshman and new undergraduate transfer students who are admitted for the first time can apply for the WUE program. Students cannot apply time accrued while participating in the WUE program to establish California residency. For more information on WUE please visit http://admissions.ucmerced.edu/wue.Contact Information