Merritt College
#2903 Overall Influence

Merritt College

Community College of Peralta District

From Wikipedia

Merritt College is a public community college in Oakland, California. Merritt, like the other three campuses of the Peralta Community College District, is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The school's enrollment is approximately 6,000 students.

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Campus Life

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The People

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The Campus

Where will you be attending?


12500 Campus Dr, Oakland CA 94619-3196

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

56 per 100k

Violent Crime

14 per 100k

What is Merritt College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#976 World Rank #558 USA Rank
#1119 World Rank #647 USA Rank
#2111 World Rank #709 USA Rank
#1047 World Rank #752 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#2022 World Rank #916 USA Rank
#2421 World Rank #944 USA Rank
#2917 World Rank #1044 USA Rank
Computer Science
#2597 World Rank #1066 USA Rank
#2342 World Rank #1161 USA Rank
Social Work
#5028 World Rank #2374 USA Rank

Other areas of influence

#1550 World Rank #873 USA Rank
#2138 World Rank #996 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#2329 World Rank #1105 USA Rank

Influential People

Who are Merritt College's Most influential alumni?

Merritt College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Criminal Justice, and Communications. Merritt College’s most academically influential people include Master P, Chauncey Bailey, and Marvin X.

Master P
Master P

American rapper, actor, producer, and basketball player

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Chauncey Bailey
Chauncey Bailey

American journalist

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Marvin X

American writer

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Sally Floyd

American computer scientist

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Saundra Brown Armstrong
Saundra Brown Armstrong

United States federal judge

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Bobby Seale
Bobby Seale

American activist

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Patricia Rodriguez

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Judy Juanita

American writer

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Richard Aoki
Richard Aoki

American educator and college counselor

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Elbert Howard
Elbert Howard

American civil rights activist

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