Mercy College Rankings

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In the World#2484 of 14178
In North America#771 of 2629
In the United States#708 of 2528
In New York State#74 of 221
In Dobbs Ferry#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
82%
Average SAT
985
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$15,283 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
7,993
Graduates
2,564
Male:Female Ratio
28:72
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
mercy.edu

Mercy College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate82%76%84%
Applicants6,7202,2384,482
Admissions5,4851,7103,775
Freshmen enrolled full time970307663
Freshmen enrolled part time29263

2,655 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,159 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
297 or 30%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1080
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Mercy College are 890-1080 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
9 or 1%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Mercy College are 17-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic3856 (37%)
Black or African American2611 (25%)
White2496 (24%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown775 (7%)
Asian473 (4%)
Two or more races179 (2%)
Nonresident Alien114 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander26 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native7 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$15,283/year
Average aid awarded
$14,228
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$11,755
$30-48K$13,132
$48-75K$16,991
$75-110K$20,561
$110K+$23,188

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$18,934$16,146
Tuition in-state$18,934$16,146
Tuition out-of-state$18,934$16,146
Fee in-district$660$660
Fee in-state$660$660
Fee out-of-state$660$660

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity744
Combined charge for room and board$14,400
Room charge$9,750
Meal charge$4,650

Mercy College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General212204
Social Sciences, General242
Psychology, General14124
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General161
Early Childhood Education and Teaching86
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist2845
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration72
Accounting5215
Organizational Leadership4220
Physician Assistant62
English Language and Literature, General2721
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services47
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance2323
Social Work43
Communication, General43
Occupational Therapy & Therapist35
Occupational Therapist Assistant34
Veterinary & Animal Health Technology & Technician and Veterinary Assistant32
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General32
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies31
Biology & Biological Sciences, General31
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor31
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse30
Kinesiology and Exercise Science24
Health & Health Care Administration & Management24
Physical Therapy & Therapist24
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin22
Education, General22
Homeland Security21
Elementary Education and Teaching21
Nursing Administration20
Music Technology19
Nursing Education16
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor16
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling16
School Psychology15
History, General12
Sociology12
Legal Studies, General12
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication12
Computer and Information Sciences, General12
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist11
Educational Leadership and Administration, General11
International Relations and Affairs10
Social Studies Teacher Education9
English & Language Arts Teacher Education9
Mathematics, General8
Mathematics Teacher Education7
Information Science & Studies5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Legal Assistant & Paralegal4
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education3
Reading Teacher Education2
Human Services, General1
Special Education and Teaching, General1
Chemistry Teacher Education1
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision1
Grand Total661,36783924
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%43%44%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
724
Citations
7,212

Publication count by topic

Psychology
182
Sociology
101
Medicine
88
Computer science
85
Political science
51
Biology
41
History
29
Art
19
Engineering
17
Business
16
Mathematics
15
Philosophy
12
Chemistry
8
Economics
5
Geography
4
Environmental science
3
Materials science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History133658
Psychology18432,816
Art192212
Sociology2087292
Political science250784
Medicine25521,692
Philosophy28552
Biology32211,209
Computer science3447454
Economics421719
Business436027
Environmental science452524
Engineering485421
Mathematics497630
Geography51105
Chemistry514269
Materials science58701

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990621
1991526
1992321
1993629
19941238
1995232
1996335
1997630
1998740
19991155
20001474
20011191
20021484
200316105
200417147
20056165
200614186
200710191
200813210
200914218
201023240
201121311
201225342
201336401
201436498
201538487
201643398
201766453
201832416
201947620
202052766

General info

Alternative namesMercy
Founded1952
WikipediaMercy College (New York)
MottoInserviendo consumere
To be consumed in service
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff1,024
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, New York, 10522
United States
City population11,000
Phone8006372969
Fax+1 (914) 674 7382

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