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

www.mercy.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,390

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 774

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,004

Graduate enrollment: 3,653

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

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

Education

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

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B,C

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Psychology

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
Website:https://www.mercy.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.mercy.edu/admissions/apply-now
Address:555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:10,099
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):35%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,021 (60% 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:$18,392
Out-of-state Tuition:$18,392
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$12,604

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Mercy College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mercy College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1233
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services131
Education413
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs11610
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Psychology12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts12
Grand total963130

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Mercy College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services233
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31
Education412
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Health Professions and Related Programs22
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Psychology12
Grand total421521

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$18,392
Out-of-state$18,392
Books and supplies$1,524

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$15,776
Out-of-state$15,776

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid87494%
Grant or scholarship aid81088%$12,604
Student loan aid61066%$6,573

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,76459%$9,543
Federal student loans4,36454%$7,296

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,6172,2264,391
Percent admitted100%71%81%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%15%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment10,099
Undergraduate enrollment7,157
Graduate enrollment2,942

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 (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate 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
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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