Merritt College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics
2,424 students enrolled in some distance education courses.
1,440 enrolled exclusively in distance education.
Enrollment by race or ethnicity
It’s free to apply for undergraduates.
Merritt College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.
Merritt College Tuition
|Total cost for students living||In-state||Out-of-state|
|The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.|
Merritt College does not provide on-campus housing.
|Tuition for Full-time undergraduates||$1,104||$6,624|
|Fees for full-time undergraduates||$126||$486|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates||$46||$276|
Programs and Degrees
|Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences||326||326|
|Health Professions and Related Programs||244||244|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||71||71|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service||55||55|
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services||53||53|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences||47||47|
|Legal Professions and Studies||32||32|
|Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies||12||12|
|Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields||8||8|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies||6||6|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services||6||6|
|Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs||4||4|
|Mathematics and Statistics||3||3|
|Public Administration and Social Service Professions||3||3|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies||2||2|
|Biological and Biomedical Sciences||2||2|
|Visual and Performing Arts||1||1|
|Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians|
|Natural Resources and Conservation|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics|
A total of 962 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Merritt College.
|Religious affiliation||Not applicable|
|Total FTE staff||215|
|Sector of institution||Public, 2-year|
|Control of institution||Public|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional|
Location and Contacts
|Address||12500 Campus Dr|
Oakland, California, 94619-3196
|Urbanization level||City: Large|