Merrimack College: Statistics

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#2592 of 14,134 In the World
#771 of 2,597 In North America
#705 of 2,496 In the United States
#33 of 88 In Massachusetts
#930 of 1,002 For Criminology and Criminal Justice

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
82%
Avg. cost to attend
$34,606 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
4,202
Graduates
1,216
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Merrimack College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 82% 81% 83%
Applicants 10,934 4,834 6,100
Admissions 8,927 3,894 5,033
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,086 517 569

3,693 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

545 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 4138 (76%)
Hispanic 397 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 348 (6%)
Black or African American 205 (4%)
Asian 119 (2%)
Two or more races 105 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 102 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$34,606/year
Average aid awarded
$24,891
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $27,344
$30-48K $27,079
$48-75K $30,079
$75-110K $33,535
$110K+ $37,194

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $42,401$30,464
Tuition in-state $42,401$30,464
Tuition out-of-state $42,401$30,464
Fee in-district $2,673$832
Fee in-state $2,673$832
Fee out-of-state $2,673$832

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,603
Combined charge for room and board $16,407

Merrimack College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 79 43
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 31 71
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other 84
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 73
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 62
Accounting 39 22
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 43 15
Finance, General 57
Curriculum and Instruction 52
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 47
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 45
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 39
Psychology, General 38
Mechanical Engineering 31 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 36
Family and Community Services 35
Information Science & Studies 32
Health and Wellness, General 32
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 30
Civil Engineering, General 21 7
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 21
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 21
Political Science and Government, General 19
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 17
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 16
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 15
Community Organization and Advocacy 14
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 14
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 13
International Business & Trade & Commerce 12
History, General 12
Public Administration 11
Nutrition Sciences 10
English Language and Literature, General 10
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 9
Athletic Training & Trainer 1 8
Economics, General 8
Environmental Studies 7
Design and Applied Arts, Other 7
Biochemistry 6
International & Globalization Studies 6
Public Health, General 5
Mathematics, General 5
Sociology, General 5
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 4
History Teacher Education 4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 4
Mathematics Teacher Education 4
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, General 3
Chemistry, General 3
Engineering & Industrial Management 3
Religion & Religious Studies 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Environmental Science 2
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Methods 2
Physics, General 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 1
Fine & Studio Arts, General 1
Digital Arts 1
Women's Studies 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 1
Lay Ministry 1
Grand Total 848 550
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 74% 70% 76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
914
Citations
16,659

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
336 / 4,171
Psychology
212 / 6,334
Medicine
136 / 3,019
Business
116 / 1,809
Computer Science
114 / 3,558
Engineering
106 / 1,384
Sociology
100 / 903
Social Psychology
72 / 2,559
Economics
71 / 1,012
Political Science
66 / 280
Biology
65 / 3,301
Chemistry
65 / 1,340
Education Majors
57 / 895
Mathematics
55 / 666
Physics
51 / 308
Environmental Science
51 / 977
Health Science
49 / 358
Art & Design
41 / 720
Cognitive Science
39 / 2,058
Communications and Public Relations
37 / 386
Math Teachers
33 / 442
Public Health
33 / 389
Philosophy
30 / 130
Materials Science
29 / 226
Demography
29 / 225
Child Psychology
25 / 956
Investment Banking and Stock trading
25 / 43
Gender Studies
21 / 325
Sports / Exercise science
21 / 314
Accounting
19 / 160
Geology
17 / 159
Criminology and Criminal Justice
17 / 54
Law
16 / 42
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
16 / 157
Clinical Psychology
15 / 80
Political Economy
15 / 774
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
14 / 16
Finance
14 / 20
Development Studies
14 / 800
Earth science and Geophysics
13 / 108

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 26
1992 2 20
1993 4 21
1994 8 18
1995 6 34
1996 14 56
1997 8 72
1998 16 153
1999 11 145
2000 14 191
2001 8 186
2002 14 249
2003 20 252
2004 20 290
2005 22 359
2006 26 471
2007 25 532
2008 41 669
2009 31 655
2010 44 916
2011 30 921
2012 46 1001
2013 46 1145
2014 46 1252
2015 60 1198
2016 84 1078
2017 75 1236
2018 65 1307
2019 80 1530
2020 93 1957
2021 97 2335

Merrimack College alumni

  1. Charlie Day

    Charlie Day
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorscreenwritertelevision actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Charles Peckham Day is an American actor, writer and producer. He is best known for playing Charlie Kelly on the sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005–present), for which he was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award and a Satellite Award in 2011. In 2020, he co-created the Apple TV+ comedy series Mythic Quest alongside Rob McElhenney and Megan Ganz. In film, he is known for his role as Dale in the films Horrible Bosses (2011) and its 2014 sequel, as well as for his roles in Monsters University (2013), Pacific Rim (2013), The Lego Movie (2014), Fist Fight (2017), Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019). From 2018 to 2019, Day was the executive producer on the Fox comedy The Cool Kids.

  2. Carl Yastrzemski

    Carl Yastrzemski
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Carl Michael Yastrzemski is an American former Major League Baseball player. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. Yastrzemski played his entire 23-year Major League career with the Boston Red Sox (1961–1983). He was primarily a left fielder, but also played 33 games as a third baseman while later in his career he was mainly a first baseman and designated hitter. Yastrzemski is an 18-time All-Star, the possessor of seven Gold Gloves, a member of the 3,000 hit club, and the first American League player in that club to also accumulate over 400 home runs. He is second on the all-time list for games played, and third for total at-bats. He is the Red Sox' all-time leader in career RBIs, runs, hits, singles, doubles, total bases, and games played, and is third on the team's list for home runs, behind Ted Williams and David Ortiz.

  3. Stéphane Da Costa

    Stéphane Da Costa
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Stéphane Da Costa is a French professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Born in France, Da Costa moved to the United States as a junior to develop as a player. After junior, Da Costa moved on to NCAA collegiate hockey, playing two seasons with Merrimack College. He then signed as a free agent with the National Hockey League (NHL)'s Ottawa Senators in 2011, and played three seasons in the organization, including 47 games with Ottawa. In 2014, he left the organization as a free agent, signing with CSKA Moscow.

  4. T.J. Donovan

    T.J. Donovan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Thomas J. Donovan Jr. is an American lawyer and politician serving as Vermont Attorney General since 2017. He was first elected in 2016 with over 66 percent of the vote. He previously served for ten years as State's Attorney of Chittenden County, the most populous county in Vermont.

General info

Alternative names Merrimack
Founded 1947
Motto Per Scientiam Ad Sapientiam
Through Knowledge to Wisdom
Colors blue, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 691
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 315 Turnpike St
North Andover, Massachusetts, 01845
United States
City population 31,000
Phone 9788375000
Fax +1 (978) 837 5222

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