Samuel Merritt University offers degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level in five academic disciplines: Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy and Podiatric Medicine. You can view our academic programs by degree.
- Student enrollment is over 1,400, with campuses in Oakland, Sacramento and San Mateo. The University strives to reflect the community it serves by recruiting students with a variety of ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
- Samuel Merritt University has a strong reputation for personalized instruction because of its outsanding faculty, who bring impressive academic and clinical backgrounds to life-long learning, and a deep commitment to students and to the community.
- Due to the University's reputation for academic and clinical excellence, its graduates are heavily recruited, and have one of the highest rates of employment within one year of graduation.
- Samuel Merritt University is the largest source of new registered nurses in California. The University is also the largest provider of physical and occupational therapists, physician assistants and podiatric physicians in the greater East Bay.
The University offers degrees in nursing, occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy, and podiatry.