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Mercy College (Mercy)

555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY

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Mercy College is a nonprofit private institution located in Dobbs Ferry, NY and provides a large number of degree programs for students. Mercy College has an annual student enrollment of nearly 11,000.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies

Students applying for admission are most often required to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. This school admits about 60 percent of students applying. Of those applicants accepted, nearly 38 percent of students attended the school. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $19,000 annually, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's net price calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Student housing is available for students and costs about $8,500 per year. Students attending this school may be eligible for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Mercy College Flyers participate in a number of athletic programs, overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)

Students may visit the school's http://www.mercy.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Mercy College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Mercy College is around 11,000 students, with undergraduate students making up about 71% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $19,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $740 to $880 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships88%$11,566
Receiving Student Loans66%$6,136
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Mercy College may offer student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Mercy is close to 33%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years21%
Graduating in 5 Years8%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Mercy College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (East Coast Conference)
  • Basketball (East Coast Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Mercy College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Mercy College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
65.69%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
92%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
17:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
84

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$9,010