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Merced College Overview

Located in Merced, California, Merced College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Merced makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Merced College Known For?

4,701 Full-Time Undergraduates
$8,486 Avg Cost After Aid
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the at least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs is the highest one a student can attain at Merced Community College District.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 38% of the faculty were full-time.

Merced College Rankings

Merced Community College District was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Merced Community College District has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Merced Community College District

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 2,054
Best Colleges for Diversity 2,378

Where Is Merced College?

Location of Merced College

Contact details for Merced Community College District are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3600 M St, Merced, CA 95348-2898
Phone: 209-384-6000
Website: www.mccd.edu

How Do I Get Into Merced Community College District?

You can apply to Merced Community College District online at: www.mccd.edu/getstarted/apply.html

Since Merced College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Merced College?

The overall average net price of Merced Community College District is $8,486. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Merced College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,701 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,912 undergraduate students at Merced Community College District, with 4,701 being full-time and 6,211 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Merced Community College District

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,701 full-time undergraduates at Merced Community College District, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Merced Community College District

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Merced College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Merced Community College District Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 441
Black or African American 142
Hispanic or Latino 2,953
White 880
International Students 93
Other Races/Ethnicities 192

Over 20 countries are represented at Merced Community College District. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, India, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Merced College

514 Took All Classes Online
2,772 Took At Least One Class Online
19.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,772 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Merced Community College District has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 61st most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Merced Community College District

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Merced College was 19.2%. This is the #923 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Merced Community College District regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Merced Community College District majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Social Sciences 40%
Social Sciences 44%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Merced Community College District ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Merced Community College District.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Agricultural Mechanization #1
General Agriculture #1
Agricultural Economics & Business #3
Biological & Physical Science #4
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #7
Communication & Media Studies #30
Communication & Journalism #46
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #49
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #120
Liberal Arts General Studies #120

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Merced College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 15 0 0 0
Agricultural Economics & Business 44 0 0 0
Agricultural Mechanization 3 0 0 0
Agricultural Production 12 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 18 0 0 0
Anthropology 7 0 0 0
Archeology 1 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 1 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 124 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 18 0 0 0
Chemistry 10 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 21 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 1 0 0 0
Computer Science 18 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 110 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 5 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 5 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 4 0 0 0
Economics 8 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 3 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 4 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 13 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 4 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 2 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 24 0 0 0
Fire Protection 11 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 2 0 0 0
General Agriculture 12 0 0 0
General Biology 8 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 27 0 0 0
General Engineering 1 0 0 0
General English Literature 17 0 0 0
General Psychology 319 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 4 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 280 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 1 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 14 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 32 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 47 0 0 0
History 25 0 0 0
Horticulture 6 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 63 0 0 0
Human Services 8 0 0 0
International Relations & National Security 11 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 38 0 0 0
Mathematics 38 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 1 0 0 0
Music 3 0 0 0
Nursing 57 0 0 0
Philosophy 1 0 0 0
Physics 22 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 35 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 6 0 0 0
Romance Languages 3 0 0 0
Sociology 86 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 8 0 0 0
Total 3,322 0 0 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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