Samuel Merritt University: Courses, Admission, Cost ,Oakland,USA

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Samuel Merritt University is a non-profit private institution with a focus on Health Sciences. The university was established in 1909. It was initially named as Samuel Merritt College and was formed as a Hospital School of Nursing. In 1981, the Intercollegiate Nursing Program in coalition with Saint Mary's was founded. In 1990, the university founded the entry-level Master of Physical Therapy. In 1992, the university founded the Master of Occupational Therapy. In 1999, the Master Physician Assistant program was initiated. In 2002, the California School of Podiatric Medicine was founded.

Situated in Oakland, California, the university works to prepare professional nurses, physical therapists, physician assistants and occupational therapists. The university provides a Master of Science in nursing in three advanced nursing disciplines, namely Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA), Case Management and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). The University School of Nursing provides two bachelor’s degree programs. Notably, courses in Nursing Practice, Podiatric Medicine, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy are also provided at the doctorate level whereas the Physician Assistant Program is provided at the master’s level.

Year of establishment1909

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Samuel Merritt University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
Ph.D.(1 Courses)(2 years)INR 17.03 L
BSN(1 Courses)(2 years)INR 36.52 L
MSN(1 Courses)(3-4 years)INR 15.52 L

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Samuel Merritt University Entry Criteria

Ph.D.(1 Courses)

: 100.0 & Above

BSN(1 Courses)

: 100.0 & Above

MSN(1 Courses)

: 100.0 & Above

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MS INR 23.9 L
BE/Btech INR 27.3 L
BSc INR 27.1 L
MA INR 24.1 L
MBA INR 28.5 L
MFA INR 27.5 L
MEng INR 27.9 L
MArch INR 31.3 L
BHM INR 23.6 L
MEM INR 23.5 L
MDes INR 35.8 L
MASc INR 22.8 L
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Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 54
GRE: 293
GMAT: 510
SAT: 1025
ACT: 41
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