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.
|Campus LocaleCity: Large|
|Student to Faculty Ratio26:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
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.
- 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
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Merritt College as reported by California state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Merritt College as reported by California state board of nursing.
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
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
22.71 miles away
College of Marin
23.79 miles away
Carrington College California - Antioch
24.22 miles away
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1956 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$10,741Average 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|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
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LVN graduates may apply concurrently to the Foundation's Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship, and if rejected, may then apply for this scholarship. Scholarships are available to students who [...]
Applicant to this scholarship must be currently accepted or enrolled in an Associate Degree nursing program and must have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in [...]
Students who are currently enrolled or accepted into a Bachelor of Science Nursing Program may apply and receive up to $13,000 for one academic year. In return for receiving the scholarship, [...]
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing