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Saybrook University Overview

Saybrook University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Oakland, California. The location of Saybrook University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Saybrook University Known For?

  • The highest award offered at Saybrook University is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 8% of the faculty were full-time.

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Saybrook University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Saybrook University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular General Psychology Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Saybrook University?

Location of Saybrook University

Contact details for Saybrook University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 55 W Eureka Street, Oakland, CA 91103
Phone: 626-316-5300

How Do I Get Into Saybrook University?

You can apply to Saybrook University online at:

Can I Afford Saybrook University?

6.1% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Saybrook University is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Online Learning at Saybrook University

669 Took All Classes Online
675 Took At Least One Class Online
13,605.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 675 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Saybrook University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 90th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Saybrook University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saybrook University was 13,605.4%. This is the #1 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Saybrook University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Saybrook University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 43%
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 31%
Human Resource Management 43%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 63%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 63%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Saybrook University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Saybrook University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Business, Management & Marketing #1
Human Resource Management #1
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #1
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #1
Psychology #1
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #1
General Psychology #1

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Saybrook University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2 28 21 51
General Psychology 0 19 21 40
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 10 6 16
Human Resource Management 0 3 11 14
TOTAL 2 60 59 121


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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