Merritt College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

12500 Campus Drive
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 436-2487

Contact: Howard Perdue
Dean of Admissions and Records
Main Address

12500 Campus Drive
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-4911

www.merritt.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 7,155
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,544

Setting

Urban setting
Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Horticulture Science A,C
Landscaping A,C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American Studies A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Business – General A,C
Real Estate A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Education
Business Teacher Education A
Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A

Engineering
Electrical/Communications Engineering A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C
Family/Community Services A,C
Foods/Nutrition Studies C

Foreign Language & Literature
French A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A
Nursing Assistance C

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Public Administration & Services
Community Organization/Advocacy A,C

Social Sciences
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.

Merritt College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(510) 531-4911
Website:www.merritt.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:web.peralta.edu/enrollment-2/
Address:12500 Campus Dr, Oakland, CA 94619-3196
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,783
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,972 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,232
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,896
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:74%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,523

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Merritt College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Merritt College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences42
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs65
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service32
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities13
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences4
Grand total3131

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Merritt 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$1,232
Out-of-state$6,896
Books and supplies$1,792

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 aid15374%
Grant or scholarship aid15374%$4,523
Student loan aid42%$7,916

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,71356%$2,243
Federal student loans1923%$7,226

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Merritt 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 Merritt 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

Merritt College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,783
Undergraduate enrollment6,783
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

Merritt College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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