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Samuel Merritt University

Oakland, CA
University Website: www.samuelmerritt.edu
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Coordinates: 37°49′15.53″N 122°15′49.56″W / 37.8209806°N 122.2637667°W / 37.8209806; -122.2637667

Samuel Merritt University, formerly Samuel Merritt College, was founded in 1909 as a hospital school of nursing. It is a fully accredited health sciences institution located on the Summit campus of the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, California, United States. Samuel Merritt offers undergraduate degrees in nursing and graduate degrees in nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant, occupational therapy, and podiatric medicine. The baccalaureate nursing program is offered cooperatively with Saint Mary's College of California in Moraga, Mills College, Holy Names University and Notre Dame de Namur University. Samuel Merritt University is an affiliate of the Sutter Health Network and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center.

Samuel Merritt is the only provider of physical and occupational therapists and physician assistants and is the largest source of nurses in the greater East Bay.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $37,648.00 avg tuition

3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 869-6511

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Samuel Merritt University

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4-year graduation rate 57%
6-year graduation rate 71%
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Samuel Merritt University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $37,648.00 $37,648.00 $37,648.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,335.00 $1,335.00 $1,335.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,587.00 $1,587.00 $1,587.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $36,495.00 $36,495.00 $36,495.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $572.00 $572.00 $572.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,067.00 $1,067.00 $1,067.00
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Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
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Samuel Merritt University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Nurse Anesthetist X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Physician Assistant X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X

Scholarships for Students in California

Name Amount Deadline
S.P.R.O.W.T Scholarship $5,000 May 31, 2017
Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Leon Bradley Scholarship Up to $2,500 May 31, 2017

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