Statement of Accreditation Status
Samuel Merritt University

3100 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
United States
Telephone: 
OPEID

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

007012
Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Accredited
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, February 17, 2017
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

1984
Undergraduate FTE: 
767
Graduate FTE: 
1,184
Financial Structure Type

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Non-Profit
Sponsorship

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Proprietary with parent/board
Academic Calendar

The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Semester
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Stephanie Bangert Executive Director of Communications and External Relations, ALO sbangert [at] samuelmerritt.edu
Board of Directors Chair Jonathan Brown Chair of the Board of Regents drtax [at] mac.com
Chief Academic Officer Scot Foster Academic Vice President and Provost sfoster [at] samuelmerritt.edu
Chief Executive Officer Sharon Diaz President and CEO sdiaz [at] samuelmerritt.edu
Chief Financial Officer Greg Gingras Vice President of Finance and Administration CFO ggingras [at] samuelmerritt.edu
Director Institutional Research Nandini Dasgupta Director of Institutional Research ndasgupta [at] samuelmerritt.edu
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Doctor of Occupational Therapy Professional Doctorate 2016 On-Site
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Program Online Non-degree 2016 On-Site
Family Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (FNP/DNP) Professional Doctorate 2013 On-Site
Master of Science in Nursing (Case Management distance education) Masters 2016 Distance Education
Nurse Anesthesia Post-Master's Certificate Track Non-degree 1994 On-Site
Nursing (ABSN) Bachelors 2005 On-Site
Nursing (BSN) Bachelors 2004 On-Site
Nursing (DNP) Professional Doctorate 2011 Distance Education
Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) (Case Management) Masters 2003 On-Site
Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner-online) Masters 2015 Distance Education
Nursing (Nurse Anesthesia)( Family Nurse Practitioner) (Case Management) Masters 1993 On-Site
Nursing (RN to BSN) Bachelors 2016 On-Site
Occupational Therapy Masters 1994 On-Site
Orthopedic Primary Care Certificate Program Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Physical Therapy Professional Doctorate 2002 On-Site
Physician Assistant Masters 1999 On-Site
Podiatric Medicine Professional Doctorate 2002 On-Site
Post-Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certific Non-degree 1993 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2020 Accreditation Visit

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