All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

3,146 undergraduate students (45% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at Merritt College. The percentage of students who received financial aid higher compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as MTI College and San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia, the percentage of students who received financial aid is lower (the average of the schools is 71.00%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $2,022 and the average loan amount is $6,873. The average financial aid amount is 23.23% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $8,703).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid3,146 45%$6,360,184$2,022
Pell Grants970 14%$3,603,188$3,715
Federal Students Loans59 1%$405,513$6,873

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 156 students have received one or more types of financial aid at Merritt College.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $4,160 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $4,914.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at Merritt College.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid15669%--
Grant or scholarship aid156 69%$648,941$4,160
Federal Grants100 44%$442,489$4,425
Pell Grants100 44%$408,589$4,086
Other Federal Grants70 31%$33,900$484
State/Local Grants154 68%$206,452$1,341
Institutional Grants0 0%$0$0
Student Loans2 1%$9,827$4,914
Federal Student Loans2 1%$9,827$4,914
Other Student Loans0 0%$0$0

Financial Aid by Income Level

The following table summarizes the number of schools receiving financial aid and its average amount by income levels at Merritt College.
Income Level# of Students# of Students Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
All Income Level--$586,377$5,864
0 - $30,00065 65$451,953$6,953
$30,001 - $48,00019 19$97,168$5,114
$48,001 - $75,00014 14$33,737$2,410
$75,001 - $110,0002 2$3,519$1,760
$110,001 - more0 0$0$0

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At Merritt College, for the first-time/full-time students, 215 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 10 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate215
Out-of-State Rate10
Un-known0

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