School Overview

Merritt College is a Public, 2-4 years college located in Oakland, California. Merritt ranked 84th in Community Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 6,261 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 34 to 1. It is a Associate's - Private Not-for-profit school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
Merritt College is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.
Contact Information
Address12500 Campus Dr, Oakland, CA 94619-3196
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 2-4 years
Carnegie CategoryAssociate's - Private Not-for-profit
Highest Degree OfferedAssociate's degree

Admission Information

Merritt College has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information.
Open Admission Policy

Tuition & Fees

Merritt's 2022 tuition & fees is $1,167 for California residents and $8,703 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$1,167$8,703
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,261 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 2,259 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,261
Undergraduate Students6,261
Online Enrollment2,259

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs74 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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