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Merritt College Admissions

Check in with Merritt College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Merritt College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Merritt College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
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Considering Applying Early to Merritt College?

Merritt College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Merritt College?

It is not competitive to get into Merritt College. Merritt College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Merritt College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Merritt College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What Does Merritt College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Merritt College

Admissions Factor Level
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Merritt College Application Requirements

Double check with Merritt College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Merritt College?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Merritt College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Merritt College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Merritt College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Merritt College.

Merritt College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Merritt College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Merritt College.

Do I have to submit test scores to Merritt College?

Merritt College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

Want To Learn More About Merritt College?

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Admission Difficulty

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Merritt College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 28

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Merritt College is Aug 28.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Merritt College ACT Scores

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Merritt College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,944

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,257

Out-of-State

$7,617

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 28
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