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: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,857
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 30 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,845 (56% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,257
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,785
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 72%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,220

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Merritt College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Merritt College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 42
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 65
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 75
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 32
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 23
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 3832

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,257
Out-of-state $7,785
Books and supplies $1,971

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 158 72%
Grant or scholarship aid 158 72% $4,220
Student loan aid 1 0% $6,436

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,724 50% $1,912
Federal student loans 72 1% $5,969

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.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2020

Total Enrollment 6,857
Undergraduate enrollment 6,857
Graduate enrollment 0

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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