Merritt College

Oakland, CA

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Merritt College

Merritt College

Merritt College Student Essentials

Merritt College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.merritt.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 1,144
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 5,704
Retention Rate: 58%
Enrollment: 10,222
Year Established: 1953

About Merritt College

Merritt College in Oakland, California strives to provide accessible, affordable, but exceptional education to the residents of the Bay Area. Students benefit from Merritt College’s commitment to diversity and lifelong learning.

Merritt College offers a wide range of associate’s degrees in a wide variety of disciplines, from African-American Studies to Nutrition and Dietetics. Career-specific certificate programs are also available to those looking to jump-start their career.

Merritt College understands how difficult it can be to prioritize education, which is why it offers distance learning opportunities for those with full-time jobs. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the wide range of courses offered as well as on-campus programs like career advising, student organizations and recreational activities.

Merritt College is proud of its student life and services campaign, which encourages students to invest in their future. And with a comprehensive career services program helping students find jobs after graduation, you can rest assured that Merritt has your back.

If you’re interested in an institution that provides exceptional education and professional preparation, set your sights on Merritt College.

Merritt College Map & Location

Merritt College
12500 Campus Dr
Oakland, CA 94619


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Getting Around Merritt College

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Oakland, CA

Winter
Dec
59
41
Jan
58
42
Feb
61
43
Spring
Mar
63
44
Apr
67
46
May
69
49
Summer
Jun
73
52
Jul
75
54
Aug
76
55
Fall
Sep
76
55
Oct
73
52
Nov
65
45

Students

Total Students 10,222

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 19%
  • African American: 31%
  • Caucasian: 18%
  • Asian: 18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 14%
Latino 19%
African American 31%
Caucasian 18%
Asian 18%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 14%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 8%
Part-Time 92%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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