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UC Merced vs. Cal State Fullerton

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University of California-MercedMerced, CA
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California State University-FullertonFullerton, CA
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Rankings*
#10 in Federal Region IX Universities
Public, 4 or more years
Research University (high research activity)
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctoral/Research University
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate (Research)Offered DegreeBachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other)
Tuition & Fees
expensive$13,657 California Residents
$43,411 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$6,976 California Residents
$18,856 Out-of-State
expensive$13,207 California Residents
$28,309 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitioncheaper$8,410 California Residents
$17,914 Out-of-State
More$21,735Average Financial Aid AmountLess$8,612
Admission
Lower1,050 SAT
22 ACT
Test ScoresHigher1,090 SAT
21 ACT
Easier85%Acceptance RateTighter68%
Lower12%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Favorable18%
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Enrollment
Smaller9,018Total EnrollmentLarger42,051
Smaller8,276Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger36,975
Smaller742Graduate Student PopulationLarger5,076
Smaller8,077Online Student PopulationLarger39,292
Completion & Outcomes
69%Graduate Rate69%
Higher26%Transfer-out RateLower2%
Lower81%Retention RateHigher88%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study AbroadSpecial learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,733)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,045)
Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,008)
Faculties
Less Students per Faculty20 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty25 to 1
485Number of faculties2,017
Higher$106,650Average Faculty SalaryLower$93,037
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.