Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 3
Foreign Language 2 3
History 2
Academic Electives 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted July 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted July 15
ACT Only Considered if submitted July 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted July 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used for admission, ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
5200 North Lake Road
Merced
CA
95343
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30, 2021
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Other
Minimum 3.0 high school GPA for California residents required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
85% of 25,924 applicants were admitted
Women
87% of 14,451 applicants were admitted
Men
82% of 11,473 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,154 (10%) of 21,982 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,156 (9%) of 12,520 admitted students enrolled
Men
998 (11%) of 9,462 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
28%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 526 average , 470-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
15%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
31%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 525 average , 470-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
15%
Score of 500 - 600
47%
Score of 400 - 500
34%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
20 average , 17-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
3%
Score of 24 - 29
13%
Score of 18 - 23
50%
Score of 12 - 17
33%
Score of 6 - 11
1%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 17%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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