Merritt College

Oakland, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,798
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Two-year, medium // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 31% / 69% (2017)

First generation college students: 54.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 11.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.6% (2016)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 61.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 38.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 25.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 17.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 20.0%
Black: 21.7%
Hispanic: 28.5%
Asian: 18.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.6%
2+ races: 6.0%
Non-resident alien: 2.3%
Unknown race: 2.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $20,217
In-State tuition: $1,167
Out-of-State tuition: $8,703

Estimated books and supplies: $1,724 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $22,066 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $23,139 (2017)
Median Family Income: $13,204 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 9.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 0.3%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $14,875 (2020)
Median federal loan payment:

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $13,177
$30k-48k $13,235
$48k-75k $15,552
$75k-110k $0
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 90.4% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $14,875 (2020)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $10,000 (2020)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $10,375 (2019)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year
@3 year
@5 year


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 14.6% (2014)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 19.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $38,158 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $45,402 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 28
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Homeland Security. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Services, General. 1
Associate's Degree Human Services, General. 2
Associate's Degree Social Sciences, General. 76 $53,850 ($4,488)
Associate's Degree Anthropology. 2
Associate's Degree Economics. 1
Associate's Degree Sociology. 18
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 79
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 24
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 22
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 2
Associate's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 97 $38,046 ($3,171)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 7
Associate's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 6
Associate's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 4
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 22 $11,500 $93,032 ($7,753)
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 18
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 2
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 11
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Real Estate. 13
Associate's Degree Real Estate. 9
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Natural Resources and Conservation, Other. 1
Associate's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 6
Associate's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 11
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Educational/Instructional Media Design. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 8
Associate's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 335 $28,564 ($2,380)
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 32 $29,333 ($2,444)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 19
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 104
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 6 $44,698 ($3,725)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 2
Associate's Degree Mathematics. 2
Associate's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 24
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Associate's Degree Psychology, General. 21
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 11
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 44


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $88,155
Full time faculty: 27%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 26.0

School's endowment start of year:
School's endowment end of year: