Merrimack College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 837-5000
Fax: (978) 837-5133

Contact: Jorge Hernandez
Director of Freshman Admission
Main Address
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 837-5000

www.merrimack.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,087
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 599
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,057
Graduate enrollment: 60

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 79%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Engineering Science A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Romance Languages B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health Services – General B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies A,B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government 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.

Merrimack College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (978) 837-5000
Website: https://www.merrimack.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 315 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA 01845
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,643
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 73%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,291 (92% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $41,760
Out-of-state Tuition: $41,760
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $21,561

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

Merrimack College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Merrimack College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 62
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12
Education 11218
Engineering 143
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 44
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 116231

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Merrimack 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 2018-2019
In-state $41,760
Out-of-state $41,760
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $29,100
Out-of-state $29,100

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 853 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 852 100% $21,561
Student loan aid 677 79% $12,433

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,305 93% $19,114
Federal student loans 2,443 69% $6,528

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Merrimack 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 Merrimack College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 8,668 4,375 4,293
Percent admitted 100% 81% 84%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 13% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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

Merrimack College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,643
Undergraduate enrollment 3,853
Graduate enrollment 790

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

Merrimack College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

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