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Misericordia University

301 Lake St, Dallas, PA

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Misericordia University is a nonprofit private college that has a large selection of programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Dallas, PA, in a predominantly suburban area. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Enrollment at Misericordia University exceeds two thousand annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Misericordia University offers:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. Most students accepted to this school achieve an SAT score within the range of 980 to 1160, or an ACT score within the range of 22 to 25. An estimated 60% of all students that applied were accepted at Misericordia University, with 32% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at admissions.misericordia.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $29,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. Housing is available for students and costs around $6,900 annually. Students at Misericordia University may be eligible for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

This school has several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)

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

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants Misericordia University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Misericordia University is about 3,000. The student body is made up of 81% undergraduate students and 15% graduate students.

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

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $28,000-$34,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Part time students pay in the range of $560 to $670 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$14,842
Receiving Student Loans83%$10,839
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Misericordia University may provide services including:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Misericordia University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 69%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years64%
Graduating in 5 Years4%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
  • Radiology Technician Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

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

  • Baseball (Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation)
  • Basketball (Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation)
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • 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 Misericordia University 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

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

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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 Misericordia University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
71.47%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
99%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
30

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$13,036