Applications

APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION

Thank you for your interest in applying to Samuel Merritt University.

Applications are submitted through a centralized application service and applicants to those programs should follow the instructions provided. All transcripts and letters of recommendation required to review your file should be submitted with the application. BSN, ABSN and ELMSN applicants should provide TEAS scores when completing application. Applicants who are coming to take Basic Science pre-requisite courses to meet request from California Licensing Boardsequirements, please see headings below.

CHANGES COMING TO NURSING APPLICATION PROCEDURE

We are very pleased to announce that Samuel Merritt University has become a member of NursingCAS (Nursing Centralized Application Service).  All applications for the nursing programs at SMU (BSN, ABSN, ELMSN, post-professional MSN, and doctoral) will soon use the online NursingCAS application.  While some applications have launcehd the anticipated launch date for the remaining applications is by the end of June.  Once the application opens all applications must be completed and submitted with NursingCAS.  No other applications will be allowed or accepted. There are no changes to any of the requirements/ or essay questions. We suggest that you begin to explore the NursingCAS  website now, in preparation of the transition. Click here for further information.

ProgramApplicationMore Info
BSN

Students interested in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Direct Entry program at Samuel Merritt University apply through the central application service provided by the central Application Service for Nursing (NursingCAS) http://www.nursingcas.org/.

Mail Transcripts To:
NursingCAS
PO Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

No transcripts should come to SMU unless specifically asked to do so by the office of Admission.

NursingCAS Support
Phone:
☎ 617-612-2880

Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-7:00pm ET
Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm ET

Email:
nursingcasinfo@nursingcas.org

Students interested in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Partnership program at Samuel Merritt University apply through  https://applyweb.com/apply/smer/

For questions about application service please contact  help@applyweb.com

Admission Timeline
ABSN

Students interested in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Samuel Merritt University apply through the central application service provided by the central Application Service for Nursing (NursingCAS) http://www.nursingcas.org/

Mail Transcripts To:
NursingCAS
PO Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

No transcripts should come to SMU unless specifically asked to do so by the office of Admission.

NursingCAS Support
Phone:
☎ 617-612-2880

Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-7:00pm ET
Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm ET

Email:
nursingcasinfo@nursingcas.org

Admission Timeline
ELMSN

Students interested in the Entry-level Master of Science in Nursing program at Samuel Merritt University apply through the central application service provided by the central Application Service for Nursing (NursingCAS) http://www.nursingcas.org/

Mail Transcripts To:
NursingCAS
PO Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

No transcripts should come to SMU unless specifically asked to do so by the office of Admission.

NursingCAS Support
Phone:
☎ 617-612-2880

Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-7:00pm ET
Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm ET

Email:
nursingcasinfo@nursingcas.org

Admission Timeline:

CRNA

https://applyweb.com/apply/smer/

For questions about application service please contact  help@applyweb.com

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MSN-Case Management

https://applyweb.com/apply/smer/

For questions about application service please contact help@applyweb.com

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MSN-FNP

https://applyweb.com/apply/smer/

For questions about application service please contact help@applyweb.com

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FNP / DNP

https://applyweb.com/apply/smer/

For questions about application service please contact help@applyweb.com

Admission Timelines

DNP

https://applyweb.com/apply/smer/

For questions about application service please contact help@applyweb.com

Admission Timeline
MOTStudents interested in the Master Occupational Therapy program at Samuel Merritt University apply through the central application service provided by the central Application Service for Occupational Therapy (OTCAS), https://portal.otcas.org/Admission Timeline
MPAStudents interested in the Master Physician Assistant program at Samuel Merritt University apply through the central application service provided by the central Application Service for Physician Assistants, https://caspa.liaisoncas.comAdmission Timeline
DPTStudents interested in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Samuel Merritt University apply through the central application service provided by the Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service. http://www.ptcas.org/.Admission Timeline
DPMStudents interested in the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine program at the California School of Podiatric Medicine apply through the central application service provided by the American Association of College of Podiatric Medicine, http://www.e-aacpmas.org/.Admission Timeline

 

BASIC SCIENCE PRE-REQUISITE COURSES

Please see link below if you are interested in taking class in Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathophysiology to meet pre-requisite requirements for nursing program.

Application for Internationally Educated Nurses Or Other Health Care Professionals

If you are seeking requirements to fulfilling request from California Licensing Boards please click link below.

APPLICATION FOR READMISSION

If you previously attended Samuel Merritt University as a regularly enrolled student and are seeking readmission to the college, please use this application. Readmission is not guaranteed and applicants must meet current admission requirements and standards. Applications for readmission must be submitted to the Office of Admission a minimum of 60 days prior to the beginning of the term for which readmission is being requested. Applications should be printed, completed and submitted to:

Samuel Merritt University
Office of Admission
3100 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1000,
Oakland, CA 94609

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