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CISL Pathway Partner - Merritt College

“We change lives.”


Merritt College is one of four colleges in the Peralta Community College District. The modern campus, which is located in beautiful Oakland Hills, provides stunning views of the San Francisco Bay. The college offers over 40 degrees in the arts and sciences and boasts impressive transfer rates to CSUs and UCs.

School Highlights:

  • Beautiful location in the Oakland Hills
  • Numerous clubs to encourage student involvement in campus life
  • Facilities include a learning center with tutoring, a library, and a fitness center
  • Opportunity to study at Peralta’s three other campuses (College of Alameda, Laney College, and Berkeley City College)
  • Numerous “Degree with a Guarantee” programs to ensure acceptance to a CSU
  • Active and supportive Office of International Education to assist students from abroad

 Guaranteed Transfer Agreement Programs: 

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Teaching
  • Social Services
  • And more!



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merritt college pathway

Location: Oakland Hills, California (East Bay of San Francisco)

Student Population: 6,000

Popular Programs Include:

  • Biological Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Sciences

For a full list of programs, visit:

On-campus housing? The Office of International Education assists students with housing and homestay options.

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