Mercy College: Ranking & Review

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Dobbs Ferry Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1053 3735
Top 22%

Mercy College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate79%72%82%
Enrolled undergraduates910346564
Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,5062,9186,588

3,715 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,184 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Mercy College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $37,266 $37,266
Off-campus $31,954 $31,954
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,900 and other expenses per full academic year.

Mercy College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 744 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $18,084 $18,084
Fees for full-time undergraduates $630 $630
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $761 $761
Tuition for Full-time graduates $15,426 $15,426
Fees for full-time graduates $630 $630
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $857 $857

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 33 324 257 25 639
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1 266 234 501
Education 464 464
Social Sciences 398 398
Psychology 157 23 180
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1 81 82
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 28 25 53
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 49 49
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 48 48
English Language and Literature & Letters 27 19 46
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 37 37
Visual and Performing Arts 23 23
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21 21
Legal Professions and Studies 18 18
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 14 14
Mathematics and Statistics 12 12
History 10 10
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6 6
Grand Total831,4711,022252,601

A total of 1,554 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Mercy College.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,047 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate43%40%44%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 76%

General info

Alternative namesMercy
MottoInserviendo consumere
To be consumed in service
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff864
Instructional FTE412
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, New York, 10522
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (914) 674 7382

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