Overview:  Merced College serves more than 15,000 students. We offer more than 70 associate degree programs and 51 certificate programs. Merced College is a California Community College that was founded in 1962 and our educational center is located in the City of Los Banos. Merced College serves the communities of Merced County and is a fully accredited institution by WASC. Merced College is one of 114 California Community Colleges and is part of the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.1 million students.

Visit our campus: Before you decide on enrolling at Merced College, it is important to visit the campus. We believe that Merced College has everything you are looking for to help you reach your academic goal. Our scenic main campus sits on a 267-acre lot with stunning pine trees and spectacular views. Come see for yourself, sign up for one of our guided campus tours.