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UC Merced Extends Offers For Freshman Admission In Fall 2006

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Merced, CA — The newest University of California campus has admitted 6,200 freshman students for Fall 2006, according to preliminary data by the UC Merced Office of Admissions.

That number represents a four percent increase over the freshman admit figure for Fall 2005. In their second year, officials are excited to offer admission to the state´s top students.

Overall, preliminary numbers show that UC Merced is extending freshman admission offers to 78 percent of the students who submitted applications.

For Fall 2006, UC statewide figures indicate that 78 percent of freshman applicants were admitted, amounting to a record 55,242 admits for California students.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh