Samuel Merritt University Rankings

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#4141 of 14,131 In the World
#1181 of 2,597 In North America
#1107 of 2,496 In the United States
#94 of 249 In California
#3 of 7 In Oakland
#867 of 1,011 For Occupational Therapy
#1096 of 1,549 For Physical Therapy
#1456 of 1,906 For Health Science
#2337 of 4,739 For Medicine

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
56%
Undergraduates
728
Graduates
1,320
Male:Female Ratio
24:76
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Samuel Merritt University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

We've calculated the 56% acceptance rate for Samuel Merritt University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

28 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

302 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Asian 720 (35%)
White 490 (24%)
Hispanic 390 (19%)
Black or African American 167 (8%)
Two or more races 147 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 115 (6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 18 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $48,270$53,946
Tuition in-state $48,270$53,946
Tuition out-of-state $48,270$53,946
Fee in-district $2,240$575
Fee in-state $2,240$575
Fee out-of-state $2,240$575

Samuel Merritt University majors

Samuel Merritt University has granted 505 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, 265 master's across 5 programs, and 140 doctorate degrees across 4 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Samuel Merritt University.

Major Bachelor Master Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 505 90
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 100
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 6 45
Physical Therapy & Therapist 48
Physician Assistant 42
Podiatric Medicine & Podiatry 38
Nurse Anesthetist 27
Nursing Practice 9
Grand Total 505 265 140

Publications & Citations

Samuel Merritt University has published 357 scientific papers with 6,996 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Medicine, Psychology, Physical Therapy, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Health Science, Surgery, Nursing, Healthcare Management (MHA), Occupational Therapy, and Sports Medicine.

Publications
357
Citations
6,996

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
305 / 5,934
Psychology
105 / 1,924
Physical Therapy
76 / 2,393
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
76 / 1,469
Health Science
61 / 1,853
Surgery
44 / 985
Nursing
43 / 774
Healthcare Management (MHA)
42 / 1,145
Occupational Therapy
42 / 450
Sports Medicine
35 / 1,532
Demography
31 / 424
Family medicine
25 / 548
Clinical Psychology
22 / 539
Public Health
21 / 303
Psychiatry
21 / 641
Gerontology
17 / 78
Business
16 / 318
Computer Science
14 / 412
Child Psychology
13 / 296
Social Psychology
12 / 254
Biology
12 / 78
Orthodontics
12 / 312
Anatomy and Physiology
10 / 319
Critical Care Nursing
10 / 50
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
9 / 132
Education Majors
8 / 154
Sexology
7 / 27
Art & Design
7 / 301
Sociology
7 / 73
Environmental Science
7 / 138
Occupational Safety and Health
7 / 247
Pediatrics
6 / 44
Anesthesiology
6 / 88
Cognitive Science
6 / 192
Human Resource Management
5 / 40
Sports / Exercise science
5 / 333
Engineering
5 / 57
Gender Studies
4 / 120
Geography and Cartography
4 / 63
Communications and Public Relations
4 / 79

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 5
1992 6 11
1993 4 19
1994 3 29
1995 6 46
1996 7 38
1997 10 41
1998 7 68
1999 9 83
2000 2 80
2001 2 67
2002 2 126
2003 3 121
2004 3 140
2005 6 135
2006 8 129
2007 10 182
2008 8 142
2009 16 186
2010 20 257
2011 10 304
2012 27 362
2013 20 409
2014 30 577
2015 36 572
2016 27 625
2017 45 692
2018 22 641
2019 40 710
2020 25 1001
2021 39 1136

General info

Alternative names SMC
Founded 1909
Total FTE staff 403
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

Location and contacts

Address 3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, California, 94609
United States
City population 441,000
Phone 8006076377

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