Meridian College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Our mission is to become the industry leader in career focused vocational education. Our goal is to provide men and women with a well balanced academic experience,; while instilling in them the importance of a customer-centered environment. To fulfill our mission we have developed the following statements on our values and purpose: To always conduct our business with the integrity and honesty. To provide student services that contributes to the success of each student. To prepare students for successful careers. To maintain positive relationships with industry employers and their needs. To provide placement assistance to our graduates to facilitate a successful transition into their new careers. To provide a qualified team of faculty to mentor and train students in all aspects necessary to succeed in their field of study.

Read More
No Information for this section

cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
97%
Did not receive aid
3%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 97.0% $5,856
State/local grants 4.0% $2,610
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 97.0% $7,707

Financial aid resources

Paying for Two-Year College and Trade School

Find out what to know before you commit and ways to cover the costs, including financial aid, loans, grants and scholarships.

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

No Information for this section

Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Medical Office Management/Administration
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Medical Office Management/Administration
      • A program that prepares individuals to manage the specialized business functions of a medical or clinical office. Includes instruction in business office operations, business and financial record-keeping, personnel supervision, medical and health care policy administration, conference planning, scheduling and coordination, public relations, and applicable law and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to utilize medical ultrasound techniques to gather sonographic data used to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases. Includes instruction in obtaining, reviewing, and integrating patient histories and data; patient instruction and care; anatomic, physiologic and pathologic data recording; sonographic data processing; sonography equipment operation; and professional standards and ethics. Examples: [Vascular Sonography] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
No Information for this section

Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$25
Graduate
No information
No Information for this section

Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
97%
Male Students
3%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian43.3%
  2. Black31.96%
  3. Hispanic/Latino22.16%
  4. Not Specified1.03%
  5. Asian0.52%
  6. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.52%
  7. Two Or More Ethnicities0.51%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

279

Undergraduate students

279

Attendance breakdown

Full time
51%
Part time
49%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
No Information for this section