Dear Prospective Student,

At Merced College we value diversity and seek multiple perspectives to prepare our students for the global environment in which they will work and live. While striving to promote awareness, perspectives, and understanding of international cultures, we also recognize that our international students enrich the educational experience of our academic community, increase our global awareness, and provide cross-cultural interactions among us.

Our staff are excited that you are planning to further your education at our college, and we are looking forward to serving you. It is our mission to foster your academic and personal development to enable you to achieve your goals and objectives. Many of our International students appreciate our beautiful campus where small classes allow them to receive personal attention from our instructors who take a personal interest in each student’s successful learning experience.

Merced College is a California public community college offering a wide range of academic and professional courses necessary for a certification, an associate degree, and all the breadth requirements of four-year state colleges or universities. Please take a few minutes to navigate through our website and familiarize yourself with the many programs and services that we offer.

If you are interested in attending Merced College, please complete the application and email them to us with all supporting documents. We will notify you promptly of our admission decision.

For additional questions about Merced College, please feel free to contact us by email at [email protected].  We look forward to hearing from you.


International Student Services Team

Related Links

Merced College English Language Institute (MCELI)

MCELI is dedicated to enhancing world wide educational opportunities for international students by providing quality instruction in the English language and the opportunity to learn and experience American culture.

International Club

With its culturally diverse body of members, the International Club is a fun place to be.