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Click on photo to see top eight schools nationally in the “Savings After Entering” metric   A student tours SMU campus as part of the Nursing Success! Seminar   Huerta at SMU

SMU Tops President Obama’s Scorecard

Samuel Merritt University (SMU) graduates earn salaries that exceed those of their peers from all other California universities and from most schools nationwide that offer healthcare programs, according to federal data released this month for President Obama’s College Scorecard.


Video Features SMU's Nursing Seminar for Underrepresented Students

For the past three years, Samuel Merritt University (SMU) has offered a free three-day workshop geared to attract African American, Latino, and male students who will one day help diversify the healthcare profession ...

Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta Challenges SMU Students

Dolores Huerta, the 85-year-old civil rights icon, stood inside Samuel Merritt University’s (SMU) Bechtel Hall in Oakland on Thursday night and pumped her fist into the air as if she were leading a rally in 1965.

PT students Sophia Fong (L) and Logan Zimmerman set up donation and collection bins in the HEC   SMU PA student Felicity Harris   SMU ELMSN student Jalia Kizito

DPT Students Donate 67 Backpacks to Underserved Kids

Bay Area schools opened their doors to thousands of students this week, and for those who still needed the bare essential supplies — backpacks, pens, paper — students from Samuel Merritt University’s (SMU) Doctor of Physical Therapy ...


Two SMU Students Prove Success of Pipeline Program for Disadvantaged Youth

Demonstrating an early interest in math and science, Samuel Merritt University (SMU) student Felicity Harris said she knew by the time she was in high school that she wanted a career in healthcare.


Hope to Improve Health in Rural Uganda Drives SMU Nursing Student

While growing up in a small village in Uganda, one of the poorest countries in the world, Jalia Kizito says she felt like she was living in the shadows. Her father had four wives and 37 children in a culture ...

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