Financial Aid Amount Received
$2,260 (29.37% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
50% of 7,453 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

3,497 undergraduate students (50% 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 75.00%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $2,260 and the average loan amount is $6,979. The average financial aid amount is 29.37% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $7,695).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid3,497 50%$7,903,402$2,260
Pell Grants1,299 19%$4,690,932$3,611
Federal Students Loans93 1%$649,043$6,979

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), 140 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 $5,628 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $6,594.
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 Aid14078%--
Grant or scholarship aid140 78%$787,989$5,628
Federal Grants108 60%$506,864$4,693
Pell Grants108 60%$492,464$4,560
Other Federal Grants34 19%$14,400$424
State/Local Grants138 77%$281,125$2,037
Institutional Grants0 0%$0$0
Student Loans5 3%$32,968$6,594
Federal Student Loans5 3%$32,968$6,594
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--$739,367$7,042
0 - $30,00078 78$569,821$7,305
$30,001 - $48,00017 17$128,498$7,559
$48,001 - $75,00010 10$41,048$4,105
$75,001 - $110,0000 0$0$0
$110,001 - more0 0$0$0

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At Merritt College, for the first-time/full-time students, 167 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 12 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate167
Out-of-State Rate12
Un-known0

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