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:www.merrimack.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address:315 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA 01845
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,014
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):60%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,841 (96% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$38,825
Out-of-state Tuition:$38,825
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$18,995

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Merrimack College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Merrimack College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services52
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education11214
Engineering133
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs43
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total115623

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education4
Grand total4

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$38,825
Out-of-state$38,825
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,800
Out-of-state$27,800

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid824100%
Grant or scholarship aid824100%$18,995
Student loan aid70085%$10,277

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,93393%$17,829
Federal student loans2,42677%$6,217

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants8,2144,2213,993
Percent admitted100%79%85%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%12%12%

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

Merrimack College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,014
Undergraduate enrollment3,433
Graduate enrollment581

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 Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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