Mercy College: Review & Facts

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Mercy College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 11,455 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1950 and is the only school located in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
52
At Mercy College you can obtain your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Mercy College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 52 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Social Work, General Studies, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
Mercy College student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (below New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mercy College is very low: 24%. Around 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mercy College is reasonably decent - 18:1. Learn more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,600
Average tuition price is fairly high, around $17,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Mercy College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $600; this totals $17,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Mercy College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
According to government data, 6,651 applications were submitted and 4,286 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Mercy College is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $40.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Mercy College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (800) 637-2969 or check Mercy College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,100
Mercy College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mercy College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A-
Mercy College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 700 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- approximately $8,100 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Mercy College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Mercy College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mercy College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mercy College, 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522, USA
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