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Here’s the basic information about University of California-Merced at a glance. Be sure to check out the UC Merced Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of California-Merced
Address:5200 North Lake Road
MercedCA, 95343-5603
Phone Number:(209) 228-4400
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctorate (Research)
Campus Setting:Rural
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:6268
Faculty Ratio:20 to 1

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  • The Holiday Spirit Cure: The Junk Drawer
    In a pre-holiday purge this week, I dumped out my junk drawer. It’s the little one in the kitchen by the stove where I put things that don’t belong anywhere in particular. I only open this drawer to put things in it for later. For what is this mighty later? From the story the contents […]
  • Senior Year is a Time for Celebrating Firsts
    Last May, while my oldest daughter Cameron was still a junior in high school, was the first time I felt viscerally, the reality of her imminent graduation and subsequent moving out for college. Up until then, this event had been something remote, distant, and “years” away. But in May, I had a front row seat to […]
  • I Admit it, I Was Ready for My Son to Return to College!
    I looked forward to Thanksgiving since the day we dropped my son Jorden off. As we drove away the only consolation I could offer myself was that Thanksgiving wasn’t so far away and I would see him very soon. Every lonely night I rehearsed over and over the schedule of things we would do while […]
  • My Daughter Died From an Overdose: 4 Things I Want Parents to Know
    “She’s so bright. Once she gets to college, she’ll make new friends and have a change in environment and will focus on her academics. The experimentation she did in high school will fall behind her.” If only… Ten years ago, my husband and I were wondering whether we should be looking for colleges or rehabs […]

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  • Big Jump in Million-Dollar Pay Packages for Private College Leaders
    By that same token, such lucrative pay packages could “serve to feed a growing political argument for cutting tax benefits and public funding for higher education,” said Charlie Eaton, a professor at the University of California, Merced, who has studied university endowment wealth. The top 10 included ...
  • Hell Hath No Fury Like Mother Nature Scorned
    “The appropriate response is, all the weather we experience now is the result of a changing climate,” Leroy Westerling, a professor of management who studies fire at the University of California, Merced, told Wired. We'd be fools to think that changing the climate would not have an impact on the climate.


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