Misericordia University

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Misericordia University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (570) 674-6400
Website: www.misericordia.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.misericordia.edu/apply/
Address: 301 Lake St, Dallas, PA 18612-1098
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,566
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 74%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,603 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $33,240
Out-of-state Tuition: $33,240
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $20,866

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

Misericordia University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Misericordia University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 22
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 61
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 675
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 2
Grand total 6328

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Misericordia University 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 $33,240
Out-of-state $33,240
Books and supplies $1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $35,230
Out-of-state $35,230

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 435 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 434 100% $20,866
Student loan aid 351 81% $9,334

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,853 86% $17,073
Federal student loans 1,527 71% $7,094

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,652 665 987
Percent admitted 100% 87% 79%
Percent admitted who enrolled 25% 24% 26%

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

Misericordia University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,566
Undergraduate enrollment 2,030
Graduate enrollment 536

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

Misericordia University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • 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
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
    • 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
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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