Samuel Merritt University in Oakland

Oakland, CA

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Overview

Samuel Merritt University offers 27-degree programs and 6 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1. 3 high safety сampuses. 24.6% are women, and 75.4% are men. Average salary after attending is $108,000, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in 2 years.

Finance

Types of financial aids

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290 of Samuel Merritt University undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 51 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Samuel Merritt University number 258 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in California.

Students at Samuel Merritt University awarded 2 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal student loans.

Salary After Attending

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$108,000

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

6%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Samuel Merritt University.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Samuel Merritt University is 8:1, that means that for every 8 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

8:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

9

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Samuel Merritt University the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Samuel Merritt University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in California.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Oakland (Main) Campus

The campus located by 3100 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1000 address in Oakland, California.

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Oakland (Main) Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Samuel Merritt University with 0.44% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Oakland (Main) Campus are burglary and motor vehicle theft.

The percentage of crimes on Sacramento Campus

The campus located by 2710N Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 360 address in Sacramento, California.

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Sacramento Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Samuel Merritt University with 0.13% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Sacramento Campus is burglary.

The percentage of crimes on San Mateo Campus

The campus located by 1720 South Amphlett Boulevard, Suite 300 address in San Mateo, California.

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San Mateo Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Samuel Merritt University with 0.06% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on San Mateo Campus is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Samuel Merritt University offers 27 programs in total: 15 are for Master's degree and 3 are Bachelor's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 45 universities in Alameda county. Samuel Merritt University is one of the few institutions in Alameda that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 6 distance learning programs that are provided in the Samuel Merritt University: 3 are for Master's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the California state average data to help you compare.

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Samuel Merritt University provides coursework for undergraduate students, graduate students and students with doctors professional practice.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 750 students with 22512 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 977 with 23442 credit hours. The doctors professional practice enrollment was 162 students.

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Location & Website

Address: 3100 Telegraph Avenue

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Trimester

General Phone Number: +5108696511

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: samuelmerritt.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

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