2017 Student Success Scorecard

Merritt College

Merritt College, established in 1954, is one of the four colleges of the Peralta Community College District in Alameda County. It offers a comprehensive day and evening program of transfer, technical, occupational and basic skills education and is committed to meeting the educational needs of the diverse student population it serves. Merritt College is named for one of the pioneer developers of Oakland, Dr. Samuel Merritt. Dr. Merritt first came to Oakland, then referred to as the “Contra Costa,” in 1850.

College Profile
Remedial / ESL
Transfer Level Achievement
Persistence
30 Units
Degree Transfer
Career Technical Education
Career Development/College Preparation
SkillsBuilder
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College Profile

The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2015-16 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2010-11.

Total Students
10,705

Gender Rate
Female 63.2%
Male 34.0%
Unknown 2.8%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 19.4%
20 to 24 years old 27.8%
25 to 39 years old 34.8%
40 or more years old 18.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 26.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 14.5%
Filipino 2.7%
Hispanic 27.5%
Pacific Islander 0.6%
White 17.3%
Two or more Races 4.7%
Unknown 6.1%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 4,185.5
Credit Sections 1,464
Non-Credit Sections 9
Median Credit Section Size 25
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 56.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students **
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 712:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**10,77810,49010,42110,705
Gender
Female**59.1%58.6%62.8%63.2%
Male**32.6%33.3%33.1%34.0%
Unknown**8.3%8.1%4.0%2.8%
Age
Less than 20 years old**13.3%14.3%15.8%19.4%
20 to 24 years old**29.8%29.1%28.4%27.8%
25 to 39 years old**35.4%35.9%35.9%34.8%
40 or more years old**21.5%20.7%19.9%18.0%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**29.4%28.5%27.7%26.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.4%0.4%0.4%0.4%
Asian**15.9%14.5%14.4%14.5%
Filipino**2.0%1.9%2.3%2.7%
Hispanic**19.9%23.2%24.7%27.5%
Pacific Islander**0.5%0.5%0.5%0.6%
White**18.8%19.4%18.6%17.3%
Two or more Races**4.1%4.8%4.7%4.7%
Unknown**8.9%6.9%6.7%6.1%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**3,855.43,809.94,040.54,185.5
Credit Sections**1,1881,2401,3611,464
Non-Credit Sections**10849
Median Credit Section Size**31302825
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**54.3%58.2%65.5%56.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**********
Student Counseling Ratio**473:1605:1588:1712:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2010-11 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2015-16 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

31.1% N=639
Gender Rate N
Female 30.3 383
Male 30.5 210
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 37.7 265
20-24 20.1 159
25-39 32.6 141
40 OR OVER 28.4 74
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.6 308
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 53.1 32
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 33.6 152
PACIFIC ISLANDER 20.0 *
WHITE 37.5 40

Remedial English

34.6%
N=560
Gender Rate N
Female 33.6 348
Male 38.5 169
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 39.4 218
20-24 33.5 158
25-39 34.3 108
40 OR OVER 23.7 76
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 30.1 289
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 53.8 39
FILIPINO 28.6 *
HISPANIC 41.3 121
PACIFIC ISLANDER 22.2 *
WHITE 26.3 19

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

5.6%
N=126
Gender Rate N
Female 7.7 78
Male 2.9 35
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 20.0 *
20-24 20.0 15
25-39 2.0 51
40 OR OVER 3.6 55
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 10.0 20
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 5.6 90
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 0.0 *

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Transfer Level Achievement

The percent of first-time students in 2014-15 who complete 6 units and attempt any Math or English in their first year who complete a transfer-level course in Math or English in their first or second year.

Transfer Level Achievement Math

  1-Year 2-Year
  12.6% N=278 21.2% N=278
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 7.8 167 13.2 167
Male 19.3 109 33.0 109
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 15.7 198 25.3 198
20-24 6.5 46 13.0 46
25-39 5.3 19 15.8 19
40 OR OVER 0.0 15 0.0 15
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 8.4 95 11.6 95
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 34.6 26 50.0 26
FILIPINO 25.0 * 37.5 *
HISPANIC 6.9 102 16.7 102
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 25.0 24 45.8 24

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  35.6% N=278 48.2% N=278
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 33.5 167 43.7 167
Male 37.6 109 54.1 109
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 41.4 198 56.1 198
20-24 28.3 46 37.0 46
25-39 10.5 19 15.8 19
40 OR OVER 13.3 15 20.0 15
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 26.3 95 41.1 95
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 42.3 26 61.5 26
FILIPINO 62.5 * 62.5 *
HISPANIC 28.4 102 39.2 102
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 70.8 24 79.2 24

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

69.5% N=59
Gender Rate N
Female 50.0 26
Male 84.4 32
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.7 44
20-24 42.9 *
25-39 71.4 *
40 OR OVER 100.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 62.5 16
FILIPINO 33.3 *
HISPANIC 92.9 14
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 66.7 *

Persistence Unprepared For College

73.2%
N=355
Gender Rate N
Female 73.2 209
Male 72.4 134
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.4 239
20-24 63.6 *
25-39 84.1 *
40 OR OVER 78.6 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.3 145
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 73.3 30
FILIPINO 85.7 *
HISPANIC 76.9 104
PACIFIC ISLANDER 71.4 *
WHITE 66.7 *

Persistence Overall

72.7%
N=414
Gender Rate N
Female 70.6 235
Male 74.7 166
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.4 283
20-24 60.8 51
25-39 82.4 51
40 OR OVER 79.3 29
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 69.7 155
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 69.6 46
FILIPINO 70.0 10
HISPANIC 78.8 118
PACIFIC ISLANDER 71.4 *
WHITE 66.7 39

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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30 Units

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

66.1% N=59
Gender Rate N
Female 57.7 26
Male 71.9 32
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.9 44
20-24 57.1 *
25-39 71.4 *
40 OR OVER 100.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 40.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 56.3 16
FILIPINO 33.3 *
HISPANIC 85.7 14
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 88.9 *

30 Units Unprepared For College

60.3%
N=355
Gender Rate N
Female 56.0 209
Male 67.2 134
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 61.9 239
20-24 47.7 *
25-39 61.4 *
40 OR OVER 64.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 53.1 145
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 30
FILIPINO 85.7 *
HISPANIC 67.3 104
PACIFIC ISLANDER 42.9 *
WHITE 60.0 *

30 Units Overall

61.1%
N=414
Gender Rate N
Female 56.2 235
Male 68.1 166
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 62.5 283
20-24 49.0 51
25-39 62.7 51
40 OR OVER 65.5 29
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 52.3 155
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 63.0 46
FILIPINO 70.0 10
HISPANIC 69.5 118
PACIFIC ISLANDER 42.9 *
WHITE 66.7 39

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Degree Transfer - Completion

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

57.6% N=59
Gender Rate N
Female 61.5 26
Male 56.3 32
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 59.1 44
20-24 57.1 *
25-39 57.1 *
40 OR OVER 0.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 30.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 87.5 16
FILIPINO 33.3 *
HISPANIC 57.1 14
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 44.4 *

Persistence Unprepared For College

31.0%
N=355
Gender Rate N
Female 27.3 209
Male 36.6 134
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 33.5 239
20-24 22.7 *
25-39 22.7 *
40 OR OVER 35.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 23.4 145
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 43.3 30
FILIPINO 42.9 *
HISPANIC 37.5 104
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 40.0 *

Persistence Overall

34.8%
N=414
Gender Rate N
Female 31.1 235
Male 40.4 166
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 37.5 283
20-24 27.5 51
25-39 27.5 51
40 OR OVER 34.5 29
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 23.9 155
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 58.7 46
FILIPINO 40.0 10
HISPANIC 39.8 118
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 41.0 39

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Technical Education

Percentage of students completing more than eight units in courses classified as career technical education (or apprenticeship ) in a single discipline for the first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

40.4% N=834
Gender Rate N
Female 38.8 480
Male 44.5 247
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 44.1 59
20-24 44.4 178
25-39 38.4 362
40 OR OVER 39.6 235
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 31.2 202
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 12.5 *
ASIAN 49.4 166
FILIPINO 41.7 24
HISPANIC 37.3 126
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 42.9 203

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit)

Percentage of students tracked for six years through 2015-16, who started first time in 2010-11 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit) Overall

N/A N=Less Than 10
Gender Rate N
Female N/A *
Male N/A *
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 N/A *
20-24 N/A *
25-39 N/A *
40 OR OVER N/A *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC N/A *
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE N/A *

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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SkillsBuilder

The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2013-2014 and left the system without receiving any type of traditional outcome such as transfer to a four year college or completion of a degree or certificate.

Career Builder - Mediam Earnings Change

+25.5% N=610
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Child Development/Early Care and Education 40.6% 73
Real Estate 17.6% 73
Preshool Age Children 19.8% 64
Horticulture 17.4% 55
Educational Technology 12.3% 46
Business and Commerce, General 27.9% 44
Administration of Justice 34.9% 34
Dietetic Technology 14.6% 33
Landscape Design and Maintenance 21.0% 32
Emergency Medical Services 51.0% 30

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 24.1% 382
Male 26.5% 172
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 381.1% 11
20-24 95.1% 125
25-39 20.7% 310
40 OR OVER 12.4% 164
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 22.4% 134
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 43.0% *
ASIAN 13.8% 96
FILIPINO 23.3% 19
HISPANIC 42.4% 119
PACIFIC ISLANDER 7.9% *
WHITE 19.5% 169

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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