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Study Abroad Programs

UC Merced students can choose to study abroad with a variety of programs:

  • UC Education Abroad Program: UCEAP is by far the most popular program among UC Merced students. Recent statistics show that 87 percent of UC Merced students who go abroad go with UCEAP.
  • UC Summer Abroad: UCSA includes all the study abroad programs over the summer through sister campuses like UCLA and UC Davis. About 3.5 percent of students participate in UCSA.
  • International Opportunities Program: IOP includes all external study abroad programs like the popular Semester at Sea program. About 9.5 percent of students participate in IOP.