Mercy College: Ranking & Review

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Dobbs Ferry
United States
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
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 Programs3332425725639
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1266234501
Social Sciences398398
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service18182
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services282553
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4949
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities4848
English Language and Literature & Letters271946
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3737
Visual and Performing Arts2323
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2121
Legal Professions and Studies1818
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1414
Mathematics and Statistics1212
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics66
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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