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Merced College

3600 M St, Merced, CA

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Merced College offers a gateway to the future by offering an outstanding education at an affordable price. Tuition is only $46 per unit. The college offers a supportive atmosphere which is provided by caring faculty and staff. At Merced College you will find state-of-the-art facilities and the latest technology. Current enrollment is 11,000 students.

The institute offers the Student Success Program that provides academic support. The goal is to ensure that every student gets the help that he or she needs to be successful. The goal is to offers students the support they need to achieve academic success.

Classes are offered in a variety of subjects. Subjects include math, engineering, science, allied health, computer science, international studies, nursing, and Spanish.

The college is an outstanding option for international students. International students gain a strong head start on their degrees at Merced College. International students love the fact that the college offers more than eighty Associate Degree Programs and more than sixty certificate programs, transfer agreements and counseling to prepare for ones future course of study.

Child care is offered to students. This makes getting a degree easier for parents. With convenient hours, Merced College helps to make college readily available to everyone. The college also offers health services. It aims to offer basic health care services and help students become more responsible for their health. Merced College embraces diversity and works to celebrate it.

The career center at Merced College is an outstanding service, which will help students find a career that fits their interest. It is also an outstanding resource for help finding a job upon graduation.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,700. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,100-$1,300
    • Out-of-State: $6,100-$7,315
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $46-$55 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $210-$250 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid82%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships82%$5,304
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Merced College may offer services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in California, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Merced CollegeMerced CountyCalifornia
Graduation Rate15.5%-24.3%
Transfer-out Rate10.1%-13.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1975)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Merced College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

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Financial Aid Office

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
82%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
26:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
10

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,567