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Merritt College Admissions

It is not competitive to get into Merritt College.

Check in with Merritt College's admissions department for more information on applying.

Merritt College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Merritt College's admissions stats.

Merritt College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Merritt College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Merritt College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Merritt College?

Merritt College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Merritt College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Merritt College

Merritt College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Merritt College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Merritt College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Merritt College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Merritt College for more information on admission factors.

Merritt College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Merritt College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Merritt College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements orientation and Advising
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Merritt College?

Merritt College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Merritt College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on 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.

Does Merritt College accept transfer credits?

✅ Merritt College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Merritt College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Merritt College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Merritt College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Merritt College?

✅ Merritt College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Merritt College?

❌ Merritt College does not offer early decision.

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Merritt College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Merritt College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

Merritt College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Merritt College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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