Samuel Merritt University: Review & Facts

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Samuel Merritt University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,595 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1909 and is one of the 14 schools and colleges located in Oakland, California.

Samuel Merritt University is mentioned among Top Lesbian and Gay Friendly Colleges in USA.

Academic Offerings

Bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at Samuel Merritt University.

Samuel Merritt University deploys a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 8 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Physical Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
The graduation rate at Samuel Merritt University is good: 71%.

Student to faculty ratio at SMU is good - 8:1. Learn more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition costs are extremely high, about $56,000 per year. The additional fees at Samuel Merritt University not covered by tuition are about $1,600; which comes to $57,600 annually.

Read the details about Samuel Merritt University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at SMU is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00. The first-professional application fee is also 50 dollars.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Samuel Merritt University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (510) 869-6511 or check Samuel Merritt University Website.

Opportunities and Services

Annual Price
Samuel Merritt University offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SMU, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Samuel Merritt University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 100 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: around $6,300 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Samuel Merritt University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Samuel Merritt University Location and Maps

Post Address: Samuel Merritt University, 3100 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California 94609, USA
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