Samuel Merritt University

Oakland, California

Score

34*

CA Relative Cost

Top Reasons to Choose Samuel Merritt University Online

  1. SMU is a private university, focused on the health sciences.
  2. The university offers two online programs: a MS in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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Overview

Key FactsAnswers
Total Enrollment2,029 (14% fully online)
Public or PrivatePrivate
Number of Online Programs2
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$47,928 per year
Accreditation TypeRegional
AccreditationWASC Senior College and University Commission
Established1909
Religious AffiliationNone
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Tuition

Tuition TypeCost
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$47,928
Average In-State Graduate Tuition$47,928
Tution Guarantee No
Pre-paid Tuition Plan No
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Average Amount of Aid$11,668
Net Cost by Income
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Student Body

Key FactAnswer
Fully Online Students14%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1
Percentage of Students of Color69%
Percentage of Adult Students (ages 25-64)4%
Students With Registered Disabilities10%
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Online Master’s Degrees

Nursing & Healthcare
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MSN - Nursing492.5-3.5 years

Online Doctoral Degrees

Nursing & Healthcare
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
DNP - Nurse Practitioner302-3 years

Contact Information

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