Samuel Merritt University

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world rank  3270

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University Overview

Founded in 1909, Samuel Merritt University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Oakland (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Samuel Merritt University (SMC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Samuel Merritt University (SMC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 108 years old 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, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
SMC

Founded
1909

Motto
Potissimus Optimus

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University Location

Address
3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland (population range: 250,000-499,999)
94609 California United States

T +1 (510) 869 6744

F +1 (510) 654 9327

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Samuel Merritt University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Samuel Merritt University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 50-60%

Admission Office
370 Hawthorne Avenue
Oakland 94609-9954
+1 (510) 869 6576
800 607 6377


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Samuel Merritt University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 200-299

Control Type

Private

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Trimesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Samuel Merritt University's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities
Not reported

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Samuel Merritt University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


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)


Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Samuel Merritt University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Sutter Health Network (SHN)

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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