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Samuel Merritt University

School of Nursing

Oakland, CA

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Samuel Merritt University

Overview

Samuel Merritt University / School of Nursing is located in Oakland, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Case management
(Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
(Certificate) Nurse anesthetist
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse anesthetist
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 176
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for nurse anesthetist program)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

788
Applied
426
Accepted
306
Enrolled
54%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for nurse anesthetist program)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5 in science, 3.0 overall; previous course work in statistics; current RN license
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5 in science, 3.0 overall; previous course work in statistics; current RN license
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5 in science, 3.0 overall; previous course work in statistics; current RN license

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
Traineership

Student Body

668
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.17%
Black or African American 7.78%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6%
Asian 33.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.35%
Two or more races 6.14%
Unknown 8.08%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

147
Total faculty
Full-time - 57
Part-time - 90
Male (21)
Female (126)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gerontology, community health, maternal-child health, sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse, oncology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA  94609-3108
United States
Contact Dr. Audrey Berman
Dean of Nursing
Phone: 510-869-6733
Fax: 510-869-6525

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