International students who enroll at UC Merced become part of a vibrant culture and gain word-class education and research experience.
The campus’s international students participate in cutting-edge research and discovery while receiving personalized attention and mentorship from respected, award-winning faculty members.
International students from more than 30 countries comprise a third of the graduate-student population. UC Merced’s Graduate Division members are committed to international graduate students and offer a variety of services to support their successes.
Additionally, the Office of International Affairs ensures students' successful entry to the United States, assists with their adjustment to life on campus and offers support throughout their time at UC Merced.
For more information about applying to study, visit the Graduate Division’s page for international students.