Misericordia University: Statistics

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Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
86%
Average SAT
1135
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$25,978 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,964
Graduates
539
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Misericordia University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 86% 90% 83%
Applicants 1,547 610 937
Admissions 1,327 551 776
Freshmen enrolled full time 410 167 243
Freshmen enrolled part time 4 4

701 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

263 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
355 or 87%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1050
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Misericordia University are 1050-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
50 or 12%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Misericordia University are 22-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2127 (85%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 98 (4%)
Two or more races 82 (3%)
Hispanic 81 (3%)
Black or African American 66 (3%)
Asian 38 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 4 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,978/year
Average aid awarded
$21,041
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,105
$30-48K $22,037
$48-75K $23,874
$75-110K $26,581
$110K+ $27,682

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $32,800$34,530
Tuition in-state $32,800$34,530
Tuition out-of-state $32,800$34,530
Fee in-district $1,760$1,760
Fee in-state $1,760$1,760
Fee out-of-state $1,760$1,760

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 959
Combined charge for room and board $14,220
Room charge $7,800
Meal charge $6,420

Misericordia University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 97
Business Administration and Management, General 69 23
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 57 13
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 55
Physical Therapy & Therapist 47
Nursing Practice 26 10 7
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 36
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 29
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist 26
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 25
Accounting 18
Psychology, General 16
American Government and Politics (United States 16
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 15
General Studies 15
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 15
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 12
English Language and Literature, General 9
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 9
Social Work 8
Medical Informatics 6
Information Technology 5
Communication, General 5
Education, General 5
Social Sciences, General 4
Mathematics, General 4
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 3
Mathematics Teacher Education 3
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 3
Chemistry, General 3
Biochemistry 2
History, General 2
Computer and Information Sciences, General 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 1
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other 1
Philosophy 1
Grand Total 475 162 67
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 68% 55% 76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
876
Citations
18,839

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
655 / 17,191
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
150 / 1,284
Psychology
124 / 4,030
Biology
112 / 2,151
Health Science
99 / 1,778
Critical Care Nursing
88 / 3,670
Surgery
86 / 4,784
Demography
57 / 941
Computer Science
48 / 347
Physical Therapy
45 / 1,176
Occupational Therapy
45 / 921
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
42 / 1,339
Pediatrics
41 / 1,313
Oncology and Cancer research
40 / 568
Dermatology
38 / 392
Art & Design
38 / 51
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
32 / 264
Epidemiology
28 / 1,394
Clinical Psychology
27 / 2,255
Cardiology
27 / 391
Sociology
23 / 14
Pathology
23 / 764
Anesthesiology
23 / 556
Child Psychology
23 / 529
Healthcare Management (MHA)
23 / 343
Immunology
22 / 352
Nursing
22 / 197
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
22 / 400
Psychiatry
20 / 577
Business
20 / 18
Microbiology
20 / 629
Radiation Therapy
19 / 325
Political Science
18 / 33
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
16 / 152
Sonography and Ultrasound
15 / 286
Social Psychology
15 / 1,981
Engineering
14 / 98
Audiology
13 / 73
Family medicine
13 / 66
Sports Medicine
13 / 129

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 4
1991 0 5
1992 1 4
1993 2 3
1994 1 0
1995 1 6
1996 6 2
1997 5 2
1998 7 2
1999 4 6
2000 8 12
2001 11 12
2002 6 23
2003 5 22
2004 3 39
2005 5 35
2006 10 56
2007 10 78
2008 21 130
2009 19 235
2010 24 404
2011 21 456
2012 35 612
2013 40 825
2014 48 1388
2015 89 1633
2016 73 1848
2017 72 2229
2018 77 1992
2019 87 2213
2020 110 2758

General info

Founded 1924
Colors blue, yellow
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff 482
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 301 Lake St
Dallas, Pennsylvania, 18612-1098
United States
City population 3,000
Phone 5706746400
Fax +1 (570) 675 2441

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