Merced: Freshman admit data

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2019.

Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UC Merced.

Admit data

Applicants:

25,417

Admits:

18,456

Overall admit rate:

72.6 %



GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

High School GPA 3.45 - 4.00
ACT Composite Score 18 - 26
ACT English Language Arts  18 - 25
SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing 510 - 630
SAT Mathematics 510 - 660
SAT Essay 13 - 16