Samuel Merritt University

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world rank  3692

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Founded in 1909, Samuel Merritt University is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Oakland (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Samuel Merritt University (SMC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Samuel Merritt University (SMC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SMC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SMC
Founded 1909

University Location

Address 3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland
94609 California
United States
Tel +1 (800) 607 6377
Fax +1 (510) 654 9327

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 370 Hawthorne Avenue
Oakland 94609-9954
(510) 869 6576
800 607 6377

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
2000 Classification Other separate health profession schools
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Samuel Merritt University's Library
Samuel Merritt University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 9,267 physical volumes, 1,153 physical media, 2,322 digital/electronic medium and 20 licensed digital/electronic databases. Samuel Merritt University's library has 2 branches.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1984


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Sutter Health

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