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Samuel Merritt University

Department of Physical Therapy

Oakland, CA

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Samuel Merritt University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 32

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

486
Applied
86
Accepted
40
Enrolled
18%

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 Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in science and overall; related work 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

117
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.66%
Black or African American 1.71%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 29.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.71%
Two or more races 6.84%
Unknown 4.27%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 23
Male (15)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Human movement, motor control, falls prevention in the elderly
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA  94609-3108
United States
Contact Dr. Nicole Christensen
Co-Chair
Email: nchristensen@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510-869-6567
Fax: 510-869-6282

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