370 Hawthorne Avenue Oakland, CA 94609 510.869.6511
http://www.samuelmerritt.edu admissions@samuelmerritt.edu
About Samuel Merritt College
  • Year of Foundation 1906
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 363
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $29,550
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 1,080
Originally founded in 1909, Samuel Merritt University (SMU) is a fully accredited health sciences institution located in Oakland, California. The University offers degrees in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and podiatric medicine. Samuel Merritt University is an affiliate of Sutter Health and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. Samuel Merritt University educates students to become highly skilled and compassionate healthcare professionals who positively transform the experience of care in diverse communities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Dean's List, Sigma Theta Tau
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multi-cultural Committee, Scholars in Service
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Diversity Day, Welcome Back Barbecue, Halloween Dance
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Oakland (10), South San Francisco (22)
  • Distance to nearest train Oakland (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Oakland (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 1
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 65%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 35%
  • Number of students using college housing 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 34,883
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,081
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Computer Courses N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 0
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 900
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 80
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,700
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 120
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,200
  • Internet Access No
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of California Berkeley)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of California Berkeley)
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of California Berkeley)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A