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Merced College
  • 2 Year
  • MERCED, CA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Safety
    grade B+
  5. Student Life
    grade C+
  6. Location
    grade C+

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Merced is a public college located in Merced, California in the Modesto Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,779 undergraduate students. The Merced acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Psychology, and Social Science Research Methods. Graduating 36% of students, Merced alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $20,800.

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Merced College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
No data available  
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$13,426 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,177 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
84%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 74 responses
38%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 82 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 82 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
23
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
9
Online Associates Programs
14
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    11%
  • Online
    62%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,779 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,503
Undergrads Over 25
29%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Happy
    27%
  • Outgoing
    27%
  • Cared for
    18%
  • Bored
    9%
  • Nerdy
    9%
  • Stressed
    9%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
79%
National
83%

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