Merritt College

Oakland, CA, USA
3.23 Average Rating

Merritt College is a 2-year community college in Oakland. Among Merritt’s more than 60 academic disciplines, its African American, Native American, Ethnic, and Mexican & Latin American Studies programs provide an exploration of the diverse cultures that make up the college’s student body. For students studying science and health, Merritt’s new Barbara Lee Science & Allied Health Center features state of the art educational technology and a breathtaking vista of the Bay Area. To encourage social activism, The Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center hosts numerous guest speakers on the subjects of civil rights and nonviolence throughout the year.


Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 28, 2019
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Key Academic Stats

Total Number of Students
Total Number of Undergrads
Academic Calendar


Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
Student:Faculty Ratio
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

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Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Students Receiving Financial Aid
Average Aid Per Year
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Size of Town
City: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
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What Students Are Saying

3.23 Average Rating
It is a wonderful campus that's currently remodeling the older infrastructure. The teachers and professors here, especially in the health sciences department are extraordinary. The faculty is always willing and providing help to students.
Andy from Oakland, CA
I love Merritt College in Oakland, CA. It is very calm and the teachers really care about their students. It is a great school to go to if you are a motivated student.
Jordan from Berkeley, CA

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