Merritt Island, FL Colleges

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Merritt Island

Merritt Island is a census-designated place in Brevard County, Florida, United States. It is located on the east coast of the state on the Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,743. It is part of the Palm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The name "Merritt Island" also refers to the extent of the former island, which is now a peninsula.

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center are located on the northern part of Merritt Island. The southern area is heavily residential, with centralized light commercial and light industrial areas.

The island does not belong to any official city. The central part of Merritt Island, previously known as Merritt City, is home to the majority of the population and includes the local high school, library, and shopping district.

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Schools in and around Merritt Island, FL

Name
Academy of Cosmetology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Brevard Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,573 average out-state tuition; $1,892 average in-state tuition
Everest University-Melbourne
Four or more years; Private for profit; $14,466 average out-state tuition; $14,466 average in-state tuition
Florida Institute of Technology
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $34,430 average out-state tuition; $34,430 average in-state tuition
The Salon Professional Academy-Melbourne
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Florida Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
University of Central Florida
Four or more years; Public; $18,591 average out-state tuition; $3,848 average in-state tuition

Merritt Island, FL Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Airgas-Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1,250 January 31, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017