(no rates, less than 6 years of data)
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Persistence
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.
COLLEGE PREPARED
78.5%
N=246
Gender
%
FEMALE
81.3
MALE
77.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
78.6
20-24
87.5
*
25-39
57.1
*
40 OR OVER
100.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
50.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
74.1
FILIPINO
100.0
*
HISPANIC
85.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
72.2
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
72.7%
N=1,628
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.5
MALE
71.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.8
20-24
59.3
25-39
60.5
40 OR OVER
75.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
76.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
57.1
ASIAN
78.8
FILIPINO
92.3
HISPANIC
72.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
71.5
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OVERALL
73.4%
N=1,874
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.5
MALE
72.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
76.2
20-24
60.4
25-39
60.3
40 OR OVER
75.9
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
75.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
57.1
ASIAN
78.3
FILIPINO
94.1
HISPANIC
73.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
71.6
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 87%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 246 Students 1,628 Students 1,874
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 123 Female 883 Female 1,006
Male 119 Male 742 Male 861
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 229 Less than 20 years old 1,259 Less than 20 years old 1,488
20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old 207
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 121
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 58
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 77
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 14
Asian 27 Asian 203 Asian 230
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 17
Hispanic 100 Hispanic 876 Hispanic 976
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 90 White 361 White 451
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 87%
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Remedial/ESL
Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2014-15 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2009-10 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.
REMEDIAL MATH
30.7%
N=2,200
Gender
%
FEMALE
35.4
MALE
24.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
34.1
20-24
26.2
25-39
26.1
40 OR OVER
26.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
15.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
26.7
ASIAN
36.8
FILIPINO
36.4
HISPANIC
32.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
53.3
WHITE
29.0
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REMEDIAL ENGLISH
38.8%
N=1,846
Gender
%
FEMALE
41.8
MALE
35.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
42.5
20-24
34.4
25-39
28.4
40 OR OVER
31.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
16.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
44.4
*
ASIAN
49.8
FILIPINO
52.4
HISPANIC
38.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
80.0
*
WHITE
41.4
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
17.9%
N=39
Gender
%
FEMALE
20.0
MALE
14.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
33.3
*
20-24
27.3
25-39
9.1
40 OR OVER
9.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
N/A
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
33.3
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
11.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
0.0
*
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
REMEDIAL MATH REMEDIAL ENGLISH ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
Students 2,200 Students 1,846 Students 39
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 1,224 Female 1,007 Female 25
Male 974 Male 836 Male 14
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 1,265 Less than 20 years old 1,203 Less than 20 years old *
20 to 24 years old 431 20 to 24 years old 352 20 to 24 years old 11
25 to 39 years old 379 25 to 39 years old 215 25 to 39 years old 11
40 or more years old 125 40 or more years old 76 40 or more years old 11
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 123 African American 122 African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native 15 American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 171 Asian 229 Asian 15
Filipino 11 Filipino 21 Filipino *
Hispanic 1,162 Hispanic 1,026 Hispanic 17
Pacific Islander 15 Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 579 White 350 White *
*: 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 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who achieved at least 30 units.
COLLEGE PREPARED
69.9%
N=246
Gender
%
FEMALE
72.4
MALE
68.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
69.9
20-24
62.5
*
25-39
71.4
*
40 OR OVER
100.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
100.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
63.0
FILIPINO
50.0
*
HISPANIC
71.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
70.0
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
61.6%
N=1,628
Gender
%
FEMALE
62.6
MALE
60.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
65.8
20-24
45.7
25-39
44.7
40 OR OVER
57.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
57.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
ASIAN
71.4
FILIPINO
84.6
HISPANIC
60.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
80.0
*
WHITE
59.3
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OVERALL
62.7%
N=1,874
Gender
%
FEMALE
63.8
MALE
61.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
66.5
20-24
46.4
25-39
46.3
40 OR OVER
58.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
58.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
ASIAN
70.4
FILIPINO
76.5
HISPANIC
61.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
85.7
*
WHITE
61.4
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 87%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 246 Students 1,628 Students 1,874
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 123 Female 883 Female 1,006
Male 119 Male 742 Male 861
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 229 Less than 20 years old 1,259 Less than 20 years old 1,488
20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old 207
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 121
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 58
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 77
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 14
Asian 27 Asian 203 Asian 230
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 17
Hispanic 100 Hispanic 876 Hispanic 976
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 90 White 361 White 451
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 87%
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Completion
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
COLLEGE PREPARED
67.5%
N=246
Gender
%
FEMALE
69.9
MALE
66.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
68.6
20-24
37.5
*
25-39
57.1
*
40 OR OVER
100.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
50.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
81.5
FILIPINO
75.0
*
HISPANIC
66.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
62.2
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
31.8%
N=1,628
Gender
%
FEMALE
33.5
MALE
29.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
34.7
20-24
24.1
25-39
17.5
40 OR OVER
21.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
25.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
35.7
ASIAN
39.9
FILIPINO
38.5
HISPANIC
30.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
20.0
*
WHITE
31.9
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OVERALL
36.4%
N=1,874
Gender
%
FEMALE
38.0
MALE
34.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
39.9
20-24
24.6
25-39
19.8
40 OR OVER
24.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
26.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
35.7
ASIAN
44.8
FILIPINO
47.1
HISPANIC
33.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
42.9
*
WHITE
37.9
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 87%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 246 Students 1,628 Students 1,874
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 123 Female 883 Female 1,006
Male 119 Male 742 Male 861
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 229 Less than 20 years old 1,259 Less than 20 years old 1,488
20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old * 20 to 24 years old 207
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 121
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 58
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 77
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 14
Asian 27 Asian 203 Asian 230
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 17
Hispanic 100 Hispanic 876 Hispanic 976
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 90 White 361 White 451
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 87%
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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 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
54.5%
N=775
Gender
%
FEMALE
62.3
MALE
47.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
57.9
20-24
56.1
25-39
49.4
40 OR OVER
45.9
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
62.5
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
44.4
*
ASIAN
61.5
FILIPINO
45.5
HISPANIC
51.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
53.4
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students 775
GENDER
Female 366
Male 408
AGE
Less than 20 years old 328
20 to 24 years old 212
25 to 39 years old 160
40 or more years old 74
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 24
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 91
Filipino 11
Hispanic 359
Pacific Islander *
White 236
*: 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 2014-15, who started first time in 2009-10 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
33.4%
N=911
Gender
%
FEMALE
32.5
MALE
35.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
50.9
20-24
37.9
25-39
26.7
40 OR OVER
12.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
17.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
25.0
*
ASIAN
48.4
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
29.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
16.7
*
WHITE
39.9
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N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students 911
GENDER
Female 542
Male 358
AGE
Less than 20 years old 281
20 to 24 years old 174
25 to 39 years old 270
40 or more years old 183
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 56
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 122
Filipino *
Hispanic 529
Pacific Islander *
White 148
*: 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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College Profile
The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2014-15 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2009-10.
STUDENT INFORMATION
Students 14,611
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 56.7% African American 3.6%
Male 42.2% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.5%
Unknown 1.2% Asian 9.1%
AGE Filipino 0.9%
Less than 20 years old 28.5% Hispanic 55.2%
20 to 24 years old 35.5% Pacific Islander 0.4%
25 to 39 years old 23.3% White 25.3%
40 or more years old 12.3% Two or more Races 2.5%
Unknown 0.4% Unknown 2.5%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 9,754.0
Credit Sections 2,416
Non-Credit Sections 120
Median Credit Section Size 26
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 60.0%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 51.4%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 292:1
* Insufficient data
** No data

Merced College, part of the Merced Community College District, was established in 1962 to serve the educational needs of the residents of Merced County and surrounding communities.  Serving students at its main campus in Merced and at an educational center in the City of Los Banos, Merced College is fully accredited by WASC, and is approved by the State Department of Education to train veterans under provisions of the G.I. Bill of Rights, and by the United States Immigration Service. The college offers a lower division program consisting of courses paralleling those of four-year colleges and universities, the credits for which are transferable to accredited colleges and universities.

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District: Merced

Students: 14,611

County: Merced

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Skills Builder
The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2012-2013 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.
Median Earnings Change
+20.6%
N=510
Disciplines with the highest enrollment
Median % Change
Total N
Management Development and Supervision
Business and Commerce, General
Child Development/Early Care and Education
Administration of Justice
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Agricultural Power Equipment Technology
Fire Technology
Accounting
Health Occupations, General
Automotive Technology
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1.1%
70
26.8%
62
12.0%
59
67.6%
46
9.6%
38
6.1%
36
80.2%
31
18.5%
27
-16.8%
23
63.0%
21
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Median Earnings Change
+20.6%
N=510
Gender
Median % Change
Total N
FEMALE
MALE
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9.5%
248
34.7%
262
Age
Median % Change
Total N
Under 20
20-24
25-39
40 OR OVER
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125.0%
40
57.7%
170
12.6%
188
2.3%
112
Ethnicity/Race
Median % Change
Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE
ASIAN
FILIPINO
HISPANIC
PACIFIC ISLANDER
WHITE
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4.8%
13
61.6%
*
3.4%
28
10.8%
*
33.0%
240
1,537.3%
*
12.8%
190
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.