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:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,808
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):69%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,751 (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:$30,740
Out-of-state Tuition:$30,740
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,713

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Misericordia University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Misericordia University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education51
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs575
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Grand total7318

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Misericordia University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Social Sciences2
Grand total281

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$30,740
Out-of-state$30,740
Books and supplies$1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$33,130
Out-of-state$33,130

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid434100%
Grant or scholarship aid434100%$17,713
Student loan aid37085%$9,560

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,01784%$14,521
Federal student loans1,74973%$7,428

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,8237031,120
Percent admitted100%80%71%
Percent admitted who enrolled24%23%24%

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

Misericordia University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,808
Undergraduate enrollment2,195
Graduate enrollment613

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 (OT) - Professional Programs (Division of Health Sciences)
    • 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
  • 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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