Colleges Near Merced

Colleges and universities near me in the Merced, California area

There are 2 colleges in Merced and 55 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 483,098 students.

Located in California with a population of 78,958, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Merced. Driving time to these schools from Merced should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Stanford University in Stanford. The largest college in the area is San Jose State University enrolling 35,400 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Merced.


55 results

Merced College
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Merced, CA
 
Merced College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,995enrollment
  • $12,147net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Merced

University of California Merced
C
Merced, CA
University of California Merced

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in California

  • 8,544enrollment
  • $14,013net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

5 miles from Merced

California State University Stanislaus
C
Turlock, CA
California State University Stanislaus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,577enrollment
  • $7,069net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

26 miles from Merced

Modesto Junior College
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Modesto, CA
Modesto Junior College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 17,908enrollment
  • $12,131net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Merced

San Joaquin Valley College Modesto
S
Salida, California
 
San Joaquin Valley College Modesto

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 619enrollment
  • $18,864net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

44 miles from Merced

University of Phoenix Central Valley Campus
P
Fresno, California
 
University of Phoenix Central Valley Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,404enrollment
  • $19,059net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Merced

Columbia College
C
Sonora, CA
 
Columbia College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,496enrollment
  • $10,983net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Merced

San Joaquin Valley College Fresno
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Fresno, California
 
San Joaquin Valley College Fresno

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,088enrollment
  • $17,808net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Merced

California State University Fresno
C
Fresno, CA
California State University Fresno

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#20 Best Public Universities in California

  • 25,137enrollment
  • $6,002net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

53 miles from Merced

Fresno City College
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Fresno, CA
Fresno City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 24,366enrollment
  • $4,320net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Merced

California Christian College
C
Fresno, CA
 
California Christian College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13enrollment
  • ($1,368)net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

55 miles from Merced

San Joaquin Valley College Fresno Aviation
S
Fresno, California
 
San Joaquin Valley College Fresno Aviation

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 113enrollment
  • $20,193net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

55 miles from Merced

Fresno Pacific University
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Fresno, CA
Fresno Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#34 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 4,292enrollment
  • $19,298net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

57 miles from Merced

Gavilan College
G
Gilroy, CA
 
Gavilan College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,649enrollment
  • $6,605net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

64 miles from Merced

University of the Pacific
t
Stockton, CA
University of the Pacific

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 6,493enrollment
  • $33,178net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1360SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

65 miles from Merced

Humphreys College Stockton and Modesto Campuses
H
Stockton, CA
 
Humphreys College Stockton and Modesto Campuses

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 463enrollment
  • $12,650net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

67 miles from Merced

San Joaquin Delta College
S
Stockton, CA
 
San Joaquin Delta College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 18,209enrollment
  • $12,692net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

66 miles from Merced

Evergreen Valley College
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San Jose, CA
 
Evergreen Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,598enrollment
  • $14,076net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

71 miles from Merced

FAQ's

The closest community college is Merced College and is 2.1 miles from Merced. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Merced College are $1,158 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Merced College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.