Merced College

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General Information

Admission Office

Lesher Student Services Building, floor 2
3600 M Street
Merced, CA 95348
(209) 384-6187
Fax: (209) 384-6339

Contact: Everett Lovelace
Dean of Student Services

Main Address

3600 M Street
Merced, CA 95348-2898
(209) 384-6000


Total undergrads: 14,922


Rural setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Institutional placement tests used.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agricultural Business A
Agriculture – General A
Agronomy/Crop Science A
Animal Sciences A,C
Horticultural Services A,C
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C
Soil Science and Agronomy A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Arts – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A,C
Photography A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Merchandising A,C
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Sciences/Systems A

Construction Trades
Electrician C

Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Service C
Child Development A,C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Human Development/Family Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature
French A
German A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Health Services – General A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Office Administration A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C
Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technology C
Small Engine Mechanics/Repair C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness A

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physical Sciences – General A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades
Welding Technology A,C

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services
Human Services A
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Archaeology A
Physical Anthropology A
Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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