Find a Great Apartment Near Merced College
Since Merced College is a community college with no dorms, all students are commuters, and generally already living in the area. Fortunately there are many inexpensive living options for Merced College students, with studio apartments, 1 and 2-bedroom apartments right near Merced College, anywhere from $325 a month to entire homes for rent at around $1,200 a month. There seems to be plentiful availability in the Merced area with its numerous apartment complexes, and even some Section 8 options.
With about 11,000 students total, the student-to-teacher ratio is higher here than at most community colleges, with a 1:37 ratio as opposed to the average of 1:21. It’s about a fifty-fifty split at Merced College between full-time students and part-time students. In terms of diversity, 47% of students are Hispanic, 33% White, and 12% Asian. About 75% of students are under the age of 30. Slightly more female students attend Merced College; about 56% are female, and 44% are male.