Merrimack College: Review & Facts

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Merrimack College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,620 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1947 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in North Andover, Massachusetts.

Merrimack College is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Fair
Merrimack College will give you the option to earn a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Merrimack College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Work and Family Studies, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
83%
Good
It is important 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 usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Merrimack College is high at 83% (above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Merrimack College is average - 60%.

Student to faculty ratio at Merrimack is pretty good, 13:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$37,300
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $35,600 annually. The additional fees at Merrimack College beyond tuition are about $1,700; which makes it a total of $37,300 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
As reported in recent data, 7,751 applications were submitted and 6,121 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school 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) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Merrimack College is $60.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Merrimack College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (978) 837-5000 or check Merrimack College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
Medium
Merrimack College provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Merrimack, 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
F
Unsafe
Merrimack College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,400 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, around $6,000 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Merrimack 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 data, Merrimack College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Merrimack College Location and Maps



Post Address: Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, USA
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