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Samuel Merritt University

Oakland, CA 2-Year Grad Private

Samuel Merritt University Admissions

Samuel Merritt University is moderately difficult to get into.

If you are considering submitting an application to Samuel Merritt University, the fee for the application is $55.

Samuel Merritt University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Samuel Merritt University's admissions stats.

Samuel Merritt University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist Yes

Samuel Merritt University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Samuel Merritt University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Samuel Merritt University?

Samuel Merritt University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Samuel Merritt University Admissions

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Samuel Merritt University is moderately difficult.

Transferring to Samuel Merritt University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Samuel Merritt University

Samuel Merritt University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Samuel Merritt University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Samuel Merritt University

What does Samuel Merritt University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Application Essay Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Very Important
Interview Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
First Generation Very Important

Make sure to check with Samuel Merritt University for more information on admission factors.

Samuel Merritt University Application Requirements

To apply to Samuel Merritt University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Samuel Merritt University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements HESI A2
Letter(s) of Recommendation

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Samuel Merritt University?

Samuel Merritt University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Samuel Merritt University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Samuel Merritt University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Samuel Merritt University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Samuel Merritt University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Samuel Merritt University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Samuel Merritt University?

❌ Students who are admitted to Samuel Merritt University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Samuel Merritt University accept transfer credits?

✅ Samuel Merritt University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Samuel Merritt University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Samuel Merritt University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Samuel Merritt University?

✅ Samuel Merritt University is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Samuel Merritt University?

❌ Samuel Merritt University does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Samuel Merritt University?

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Samuel Merritt University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective



Samuel Merritt University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Samuel Merritt University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Samuel Merritt University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Samuel Merritt University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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