Merced College

2023 Tuition & Fees $7,890
Student Population 9,282
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,092
Graduation Rate 35 %
Students:Faculty 23

Academic Overview

Merced College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Merced, California. It is an Associate's - Public Suburban-serving Single Campus by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $1,193 for California residents and $7,890 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 9,282 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Merced College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $31,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Merced's tuition & fees is $1,193 for California residents and $7,890 for non-residents.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Merced.
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,092 and 64% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,282 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Merced College is 35 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Merced College is 4 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Merced College is 59 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Merced College is 9,282
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Merced College is 23 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
23 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,092 at Merced College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address3600 M St, Merced, CA 95348-2806
Online Applicationwww.mccd.edu/getstarted/apply.html
Financial Aidwww.mccd.edu/resources/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://misweb.cccco.edu/npc/531/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.mccd.edu/resources/veterans/index.html
Disability Servicewww.mccd.edu/resources/dsps/index.html

Offered Degrees

Merced offers 137 major programs through online and on-site education where 23 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate377
Associate's Degree8214
Two but less than four years certificate10

Special Learning Opportunities

Merced College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Merced College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges