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New Scholarships! Due date April 9th!

Thanks to a wonderful community we are offering several scholarships such as MCAS, PAAAA, And Peralta Foundations. Click here to find out you qualify now

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President David Johnson visits Dr. Huey P. Newton Way

President David Johnson visits Dr. Huey P. Newton Way in west Oakland, named in honor of a Merritt College Alum and a co-founder of the Black Panther Party (BPP).   In this video, we see the house of Ms. Jilchristina Vest and its mural honoring the women of the BPP.

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Merritt College Early Childhood Educator

Merritt College has a new online Early Childhood educator program. Go to to get more information and contact a counselor or financial aid specialist.

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