|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||26:1|
Merced College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Merced College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,096 and in-state students paid $1,104.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 81% of Merced College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 63% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,583 (which is 4.9% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Merced College in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Merced College has enrolled a total of 10,750 students (4,725 students full-time and 6,025 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 10,750 students, 477 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 421 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 3%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Merced College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||15%||619|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||11%||468||136|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||8%||356||0|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||6%||248|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||5%||220|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||3%||140||0|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||3%||126|
|Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians||3%||119|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Merced College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Merced College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,800. Last year, out of the total 2,363 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,843 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,577 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,984 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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