Community Colleges
#359 in Community Colleges

Overview

Merritt College is ranked 359th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Merritt College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $7,695.
  • It has small number of students of 7,453.
  • It offers fewer area of study (69 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Merritt are $7,695 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Merritt College $7,695

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $8,177

2-4 Years Colleges $13,123

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California $7,935

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Merritt is 22% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Merritt College 22%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 34%

2-4 Years Colleges 47%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 33%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Merritt is 13% and it is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Merritt College 13%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 17%

2-4 Years Colleges 16%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 10%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Merritt is 59% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Merritt College 59%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 61%

2-4 Years Colleges 65%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 70%

Student Population

The total student population at Merritt is 7,453 and its population small compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Merritt College 7,453

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 5,796

2-4 Years Colleges 3,035

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 11,761

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Merritt is $2,260 which is 29.37% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Merritt College $2,260

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $4,837

2-4 Years Colleges $4,948

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California $4,718

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Merritt is 27 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Merritt College 27 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 18 to 1

2-4 Years Colleges 17 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 25 to 1

Number of Programs

Merritt offers 69 programs and it means fewer area of study compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Merritt College 69

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 68

2-4 Years Colleges 39

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 97