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Samuel Merritt University

Department of Occupational Therapy

Oakland, CA

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Samuel Merritt University

Overview

Samuel Merritt University / Department of Occupational Therapy is located in Oakland, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 36

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

246
Applied
61
Accepted
42
Enrolled
25%

Applying

140
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in science and overall; 40-70 hours of volunteer or professional occupational therapy experience; interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

124
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.39%
Black or African American 4.84%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.81%
Asian 22.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.84%
Unknown 8.06%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 10
Male (3)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neurological rehabilitation, attention, social responsiveness, computer assisted remediation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA  94609-3108
United States
Contact Kate Hayner
Chair
Email: khayner@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510-869-4780

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