Student Population at Merritt
6,261 (all undergraduate)
2021 Student Population
A total of 6,261 students have enrolled at Merritt College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 2,023 male and 4,238 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 1,174 full-time students and 5,087 part-time students.
The number of students at Merritt College is small compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as MTI College and San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia, its population is very large (average population is 960).
Merritt College offers online degree/certificate programs and 2,259 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 2,023 male and 4,238 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.48 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women 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 2,057 Hispanic students (32.85%) and 1,299 Black or African American students (20.75%) at Merritt College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Merritt College.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||10||6||4|
|Black or African American||1,299||412||887|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||29||8||21|
|Two or More Races||363||126||237|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 3,260 students whose age under twenty five and 2,044 students whose age is over thirty years old at Merritt College.
Especially, 742 students are younger than eighteen and 96 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Merritt College.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||96||30||66|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Merritt College, 3,421 students (54.64% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 2,259 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, 2,082 students live in California where Merritt College is located in and 0 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Number of Students|
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||2,259|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||1,162|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||2,840|
|Number of Students|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||2,259|
|Other State in U.S.||0|
|Outside of U.S.||53|