Samuel Merritt University Graduate Schools

Samuel Merritt University (referred to as Samuel Merritt) is a Private, 4 years school located in Oakland, CA. It is classified as a Other health professions school school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The graduate school tuition & fees at Samuel Merritt University is $53,468 in average. The school has 1,314 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,050 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Samuel Merritt University (referred to as Samuel Merritt) is a Private, 4 years school located in Oakland, CA. It is classified as a Other health professions school school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (6/30/1984 - Current).
Samuel Merritt Directory Information
School NameSamuel Merritt University (Samuel Merritt)
Address3100 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609
Phone800-607-6377
Webhttps://www.samuelmerritt.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.samuelmerritt.edu/admission/application
Financial Infohttps://www.samuelmerritt.edu/financial_aid
The graduate school tuition & fees at Samuel Merritt University is $53,468 in average. The school has 1,314 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,050 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 10 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$53,468
Student Population1,314
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs10 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Samuel Merritt University is $53,468 in average for the academic year 2020-2021. The tuition per credit hour is $1,494.
Samuel Merritt University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Samuel Merritt University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

The graduate school tuition & fees of Samuel Merritt University is $53,468. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.05% compared to previous academic year.
The school is active, but the current year tuition data is not available. The tuition & other costs are based on 2020-2021 data.
Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$48,541$499
2018-2019$49,518$519
2019-2020$51,313$572
2020-2021$52,896$572
2021-2022$53,946$575
The graduate school tuition & fees of Samuel Merritt is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the California graduate tuition is $21,757 (public) / $23,632 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Samuel Merritt University$53,468
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
California Graduate Schools$19,741$22,122
Public$11,486$21,757
Private$23,632
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,465 at Samuel Merritt University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.52% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,353
2018-2019$1,394
2019-2020$1,429
2020-2021$1,465
2021-2022$1,494
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Samuel Merritt University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Samuel Merritt University
TuitionFees
Podiatry$45,753$3,065

Graduate Programs at Samuel Merritt

Samuel Merritt University offers 11 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 412 students have completed their study at Samuel Merritt University.
Offered Degrees at Samuel Merritt University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree60260
Doctor's degree - other41143
Post Master's Degree119
Total112412
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Samuel Merritt University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 9 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 126 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 70 completers.
Samuel Merritt University offers 11 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 412 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 260 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 143 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 260 completers-
Physician Assistant43-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist7-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse96$130,700
Nurse Anesthetist26-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing87-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)1-
Total260
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 143 completers-
35-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist21-
Physical Therapy/Therapist70-
Nursing Practice17-
Total143
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing9-
Total9

Graduate Student Population at Samuel Merritt

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,314 students enrolled into Samuel Merritt University graduate schools where it has total 2,050 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 929 full-time and 385 part-time graduate students. By gender, 371 male and 943 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,314371943
Full-time929282647
Part-tme38589296
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 342 White (26.03%), 82 Black/African American (6.24%), 219 Hispanic (16.67%), 488 Asian (37.14%), and 183 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,314371943
American Indian/Native American321
Asian488153335
Black/African American821468
Hispanic21950169
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander936
White342105237
Two More972176
Un-Known742351
Non-resident Alien000
Samuel Merritt University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 304 graduate students (23.14% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,314
Enrolled Online Exclusively304
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses1,010
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Samuel Merritt University. 107 students are aged 20 to 24 (8.14% of total students), 51 students are aged above 50 (3.88%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Samuel Merritt University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,314371943
Age 20-21101
Age 22-241063175
Age 25-29538158380
Age 30-34333105228
Age 35-3913838100
Age 40-4914730117
Age 50-6450941
Over 64101

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