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Life-long friends emerge at UC Merced.

For more than a decade, UC Merced has educated students from across California, the United States and the world.

Each fall, some of the brightest students from all backgrounds choose UC Merced for their higher education.

UC Merced is rapidly gaining recognition for its emerging areas of research prominence and unique interdisciplinary approach to learning. The campus offers the benefits of a small, private college with the affordability of a public university. Here, you have an opportunity to foster your talents and be part of a tightly knit community of individuals who are here for the same reason.

Potential undergraduate students and graduate students are welcome to discover why UC Merced might be the right campus for them. To get started, view a list of majors and minors or graduate programs offered and learn more about financial aid resources available.

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For information, contact UC Merced’s Office of Admissions.