Student Population at Merced
9,282 (all undergraduate)
2022 Student Population
A total of 9,282 students have enrolled at Merced College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 3,603 male and 5,679 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 3,779 full-time students and 5,503 part-time students.
The number of students at Merced College is relatively small compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Cabrillo College and Cerritos College, its population is relatively small (average population is 12,182).
Merced College offers online degree/certificate programs and 5,732 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 3,603 male and 5,679 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.63 to 1 and the ratio is lower (relatively less men students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 5,769 Hispanic students (62.15%) and 1,703 White students (18.35%) at Merced College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Merced College.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||46||14||32|
|Black or African American||295||116||179|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||24||12||12|
|Two or More Races||294||123||171|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 6,548 students whose age under twenty five and 1,760 students whose age is over thirty years old at Merced College.
Especially, 1,196 students are younger than eighteen and 25 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Merced College.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||25||16||9|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Merced College, 8,244 students (88.82% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 5,732 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 5,605 students live in California where Merced College is located in and 0 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Number of Students|
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||5,732|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||2,512|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||1,038|
|Number of Students|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||5,732|
|Other State in U.S.||0|
|Outside of U.S.||11|