Mercy College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

555 Broadway

Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

(914) 674-7324

(877) 637-2946

Fax: (914) 674-7608

Contact: Deirdre Whitman

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

555 Broadway

Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

(800) 637-2969

Total undergrads: 5,390

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 774

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,004

Graduate enrollment: 3,653


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 60%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 61%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Animal Sciences B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A,B
Music industry and technology B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Accounting Technology A
Accounting/Business Management B
Business – General C
Business Administration/Management A,B,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Legal studies B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B,C
Computer/Systems Security B
Information Sciences/Systems B
Information Technology A


Teacher Assistance C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Adult Development/Aging C

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health Services – General B,C
Nursing Administration B
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B,C


Mathematics – General B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science C

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Mercy College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 637-2969
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 10,557
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 42%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,743 (64% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $19,594
Out-of-state Tuition: $19,594
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $14,228

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Mercy College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mercy College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1234
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32
Education 517
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1168
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 22
Legal Professions and Studies 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Psychology 112
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 1063134

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mercy College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $19,594
Out-of-state $19,594
Books and supplies $1,620

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $16,806
Out-of-state $16,806

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 854 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 845 95% $14,228
Student loan aid 447 50% $6,250

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,681 71% $11,491
Federal student loans 3,606 55% $7,037

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mercy College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mercy College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,720 2,238 4,482
Percent admitted 100% 76% 84%
Percent admitted who enrolled 15% 15% 15%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mercy College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 10,557
Undergraduate enrollment 7,993
Graduate enrollment 2,564

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mercy College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
    • Acupuncture (ACUP) - Professional master's degree and professional master's level certificate and diploma programs in acupuncture and oriental medicine
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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