Merritt College

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public

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LPN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 49.33%
Average number of students tested annually: 8
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Merritt College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 2 0 71.45
2011 16 81 88.22
2010 6 67 87.53
2009 13 100 88.47
2008 19 63 87.58

ADN Program

The Merritt College Associate of Science in nursing program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. The program is intended to prepare students for entry level positions in nursing.

Students who successfully complete the requirements of the program will be eligible to apply to sit for the state licensing examination for registered nurses (National Council Licensure Examination – NCLEX-RN).

The Merritt College ADN curriculum is a two year program including instruction in applied nursing sciences, related natural, social and behavioral sciences and clinical nursing experience in health care. The ADN program is taught over four semesters. Students must earn 75% or more in all nursing courses to continue in the program and graduate.  

Admissions Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Complete pre-requisite college level courses with a GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Submission of mandatory health record information as per the institutions requirements (including immunization records)
  • CPR certification (AHA) to be kept current for the duration of enrollment

Applications for admission are accepted from the 2nd of January through the 1st of March for admission in the fall of the following academic year. Applications are only open once a year.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Associate Degree Nursing
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 96.35%
Average number of students tested annually: 37
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Program started in 1960
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Merritt College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 25 92 71.45
2011 18 100 88.22
2010 68 97.06 87.53
2009 24 95.83 88.47
2008 43 95.35 87.58
2007 35 85.71 85.88

LPN to ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 96.35%
Average number of students tested annually: 37
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Merritt College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 25 92 71.45
2011 18 100 88.22
2010 68 97.06 87.53
2009 24 95.83 88.47
2008 43 95.35 87.58
2007 35 85.71 85.88

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Merritt College
12500 Campus Dr
Oakland, CA 94619