Samuel Merritt University

Institution Details

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Samuel Merritt University

3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland
CA
94609
School Setting City: Large: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
PresidentSharon Diaz
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
Sutter Health
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit institution - A private institution in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives no compensation, other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the assumption of risk. These include both independent nonprofit schools and those affiliated with a religious organization.
Dual credit 0
Calendar system Trimester
Admission test scores Not applicable

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 1,530
Number of Men 369
Number of Women 1,161
Percentage Women76%
Percentage Men24 %
Full-time Students 1169
Part-time Students 361
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Student-to-faculty Ratio 9 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition guaranteed plan
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $0
Books and Supplies $0
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $0
Out of State Tuition $0
Application Fee $50
Estimated Total$50

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 50%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$11,326
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 21%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,053
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 86%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $10,232

Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse423
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing48
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry34
Physician Assistant33
Occupational Therapy/Therapist31
Physical Therapy/Therapist26
Nurse Anesthetist23

Degrees Awarded by Level

Master's Degree145
Doctor's Dgree - professional practice (new degree classification)26

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

Institution’s internet website address http://www.samuelmerritt.edu
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.