Samuel Merritt University

Oakland, CA, USA
3.33 Average Rating

Samuel Merritt University is a school of health science with three campuses in northern California and the largest provider of physical and occupational therapists in the East Bay. SMU is home to five undergraduate degree programs and four doctorate degrees in subjects such as Nursing Practice and Podiatric Medicine. In addition to regular classwork, students participate in hands-on health science experiences at SMU facilities such as the Health Sciences Simulation Center and Motion Analysis Research Center.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,907
Total Number of Undergrads
738
Academic Calendar

Trimester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

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Tuition
In-State Tuition
$47,420
Out-of-State Tuition
$47,420
Students Receiving Financial Aid
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
17%
83%
Student Organizations
15
Size of Town
City: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$110,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.33 Average Rating
If you are detail-oriented and want a fast-track degree, then SMU is for you! SMU has amazing instructors and clinical instructors for a really positive experience.
Dina from Santa Cruz, CA
The staff is extremely helpful in explaining how the programs work and the options that potential students have. They are truly student advocates. Applying was very easy and the notification was very fast.
Amber from Lincoln, CA

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