|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||26:1|
Merritt 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.
Merritt College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,624 and in-state students paid $1,104.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 74% of Merritt College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 50% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,486 (which is 2.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Merritt College in 2016-2017, was 4, which is 2% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,916 (which is 73.7% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Merritt College has enrolled a total of 6,783 students (1,032 students full-time and 5,751 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,783 students, 1,265 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,028 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 27%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Merritt 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||24%||650|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||23%||636|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||5%||141|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||5%||126|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||126|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||3%||92|
|Legal Professions And Studies||3%||85|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||1%||26|
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 Merritt 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 Merritt College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,200. Last year, out of the total 784 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 604 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 969 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 678 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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