Merritt College

Oakland, CA 94619

Located in Oakland, California, Merritt College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of California Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Sacramento, Bakersfield, Barstow, Oroville, Aptos, Norwalk, Ridgecrest, Hayward, Rancho Cucamonga, Kentfield.

Merritt College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Merritt College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,104 and fees $128. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,624 and $272 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio26:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • LPN
  • ADN

    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.

  • LPN to ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 32

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Merritt College

Carrington College California - Emeryville
7.78 miles away
Chabot College
10.64 miles away
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Concord
14.03 miles away
Contra Costa College
15.64 miles away
City College of San Francisco
16.09 miles away
College of San Mateo
19.86 miles away
Los Medanos College
22.4 miles away
Ohlone College
22.71 miles away
College of Marin
23.79 miles away
Carrington College California - Antioch
24.22 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1956 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$10,741

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,723
30k to 48k$9,285
48k to 75k$11,723
75k to 110k$11,718
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

56%

Recipients

$2,243

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

22%

Recipients

$3,719

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

3%

Recipients

$7,226

Average Amount

Student Population

6,783

Undergrads

0

Graduates

4,424

Women

2,359

Men

15%

Full-time

85%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
29%
Black/African American
27%
White
16%
Asian
16%
Two or more races
5%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing
Merritt College
12500 Campus Dr
Oakland, CA 94619
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