Frequently Asked Questions
When is the application
deadline for Merced College?
The deadline is:
How can I get an
Our application can be downloaded from
our applications page.
If you are having trouble downloading
the application, please e-mail us at
How much does it cost for one year of study at
The cost is for one year, not
including summer is approximately $14,000**.
This includes one year of health insurance ($1454.00), Books and supplies
estimated at $650.00, and room and board ($6000.00).
The cost for room and board will vary
depending on if the student participates in the Homestay Program, lives
on their own or with roommates.
**Fees are subject to changes without notice. Current
fees are $208.00 plus $46.00 per unit registration fee.
Does Merced College have
Unfortunately, Merced College does not have
scholarships for new students. However, we do offer a competitive
tuition waiver for students who have completed successfully at least one
Where can I get a Merced College catalog?
You can look at the Merced College
College have a housing/homestay program?
If you are interested in the
housing/homestay program, please view the following link
Can someone pick me up
from the airport?
For more information, please see our
MCELI Forms page.
What is the TOEFL score
that Merced College requires?
Paper-based Test: 450 or higher
Internet Based Test: 45 to 46
We also accept IELTS: 4.5 or higher