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Merritt College Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 5,694 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 685 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

66% Women
34% Men


Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $30,318)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $20,212)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 28 13 - -
Basketball 15 7 - -
Soccer 28 - - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 27.2%
Hispanic 13.9%
Non-resident alien 1.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 24.3%
Two or more races 0.6%
White/non-Hispanic 16.1%
Percent of students with disability 5%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • No On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at Merritt College

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 16
Reviews Dorm Life


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Peter from Oakland, CA
  • I am a current student here

    There is a cafeteria that has standard cafeteria food, but the surrounding area of Oakland has incredible food of all kinds.

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  • 5
  • Andy from Oakland, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Hot dog guy underneath the D building is the best! Cheap and good hot dogs. The cafeteria food is also a good place to study and dine.

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  • 2
  • Kenneth from Oakland, CA
  • I am a current student here

    There's not alot around as far a resturants are concerned they have a couple of eating places on campus though that are cool.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life