Welcome to Merritt College!

President’s Message 

On behalf of our faculty, staff, and administration I am pleased to welcome you to Merritt College. We are honored that you have decided to pursue your educational, professional, and personal goals here at Merritt, and we are committed to ensuring that you achieve them.

For more than sixty years Merritt College has been an essential community partner with a rich history of academic excellence, career training, and civic engagement. That legacy continues to inform and inspire our Mission, Core Values, and Vision for the college.

Our curriculum affords you the opportunity to explore a wide array of intellectual, vocational or recreational interests. Our faculty comprises some of the most accomplished and dedicated educators in their respective fields. In addition, our counselors and professional staff will provide you with the services and support that you need to be successful. It is also an exciting time for Merritt in that we are implementing new campus technology, erecting new facilities, and expanding course offerings and programs in the community.

Thank you for choosing and trusting us to help you realize your educational aspirations. Merritt College is a special place and your presence here ensures that our best days are ahead.


Dr. David M. Johnson