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Graduate Studies at UC Merced

We are dedicated to excellence in the academic and research training of graduate students. Located in California's Central Valley, we are proud to be the first American research university of the 21st century and are committed to redefining graduate education for today's rapidly changing world.

ranked top 100 university in us news and world report

816 Grad Students

From 28 Countries

ranked 38 for all public universities

Full Funding

Ph.D Full Funding Commitment

ranked 4 in social mobility for our students

Youngest University

Ever to Earn Carnegie R2 Research Classification

75 percent of uc merced students are first generation


Public University in The Nation (U.S. Dept. of Education)

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