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UC Merced Launches Initiative to Aid Fleeing Afghan Scholars

The recent takeover of Afghanistan by Taliban forces has caused many Afghans to flee their homes searching for asylum.

Responding to the urgency of the current situation in Afghanistan, UC Merced’s Center for the Humanities has joined the rest of the UC campuses in starting a campaign to help Scholars at Risk (SAR) save the lives of scholars in the region, as well as in other turbulent areas of the world.

UC Merced Makes Princeton Review ‘Green Honor Roll,’ Remains Consistent on International Young University Rankings

UC Merced’s superb sustainability and environmental reputation continue to be a powerhouse, with The Princeton Review placing the campus among only three UCs on its ‘2022 Green Honor Roll.’ The campus also remains on the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings at No.3.

UC Merced Admissions for California Freshmen, Underrepresented Students and Transfers on the Rise

Following an unprecedented year the University of California announced that its campuses made record-breaking admissions offers to the fall 2021 incoming class.

On top of a record number of transfer applications this year, UC Merced's transfer student admission has risen to 3,087, a 48.4% increase from the 2,080 students accepted in 2020.


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