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

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Merritt is a public college located in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,626 undergraduate students. The Merritt acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Child Care Provider, Medical Secretary, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 25% of students, Merritt alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,100.

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12500 Campus Dr
Oakland, CA 94619
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Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$13,146 / 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
$4,220 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
72%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 22 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    15%
  • On Campus
    58%
  • Online
    27%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,626 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,827
Undergrads Over 25
37%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 3 responses
  • welcoming
    100%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
25%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
77%
National
83%

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