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Merritt College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,524 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,104 tuition
$12,500 off campus room & board
$1,792 books and supplies
$128 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$21,188 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,624 tuition
$12,500 off campus room & board
$1,792 books and supplies
$272 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

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Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.54% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.38% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,523 74%
Federal Grant Aid $4,663 50%
Pell Grants $4,486 50%
Other Federal Grants $503 18%
Institution Grant Aid - 0%
State Grant Aid $1,331 73%
Student Loans $7,916 2%
Federal Loans $7,916 2%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: June 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
12500 Campus Dr
Oakland, CA 94619-3196
(510) 531-4911
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $276


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Nicole from Oakland, CA
  • Dec-30-2015 I am a current student here

    Merritt College is extremely affordable! It's an amazing college if you're looking to save a lot of money for your education.

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  • 5
  • Peter from Oakland, CA
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Merritt College is very affordable. I was surprised at how nice the campus and all the facilities were the first time I visited. The level of knowledge and expertise from the professors is mind boggling too.

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  • 5
  • Jonta from Oakland, CA
  • Jul-05-2013 I am a current student here

    I am a proud father of five, wanna be able to show them threw examples of my life the right way to go. Talk is cheap, and although communication is a key aspect to achieving ones goals you have to lead by example.

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  • 5
  • Andy from Oakland, CA
  • Nov-26-2012 I am a current student here

    Community College is a real good route for only $38 per unit, you can save a lot more than paying for classes at a university. Financial Aid is always helpful when available.

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