Merced College

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School Overview

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

www.mccd.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 14,922

Setting

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

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

Education
Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering
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
History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
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
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.

Merced College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(209) 384-6000
Website:www.mccd.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.mccd.edu/getstarted/apply.html
Address:3600 M St, Merced, CA 95348-2898
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:10,750
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:8,658 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,150
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,142
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,568

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Merced College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Merced College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences57
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services68
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Construction Trades11
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields78
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs66
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service33
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians64
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Personal and Culinary Services21
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences4
Precision Production21
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts24
Grand total4473

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Merced College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Grand total114

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Merced College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,150
Out-of-state$6,142
Books and supplies$1,638

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid89881%
Grant or scholarship aid89881%$5,568
Student loan aid00%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,73774%$3,549
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Merced College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Merced College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Merced College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment10,750
Undergraduate enrollment10,750
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Merced College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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