Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA
3.33 Average Rating

With campus overlooking the Hudson River, Mercy College is a 4-year private school in the New York City metro area and a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. Mercy hosts schools of Business, Education, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Social Sciences awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 90 academic programs. For students who wish to learn in a new culture, Mercy holds study abroad agreements with numerous universities throughout Europe and Asia and the college sponsors several faculty-led short term abroad programs. To provide a break from campus life, New York City is a short train ride away.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
79%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
88%
Out-Of-State Students
8%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
9,506
Total Number of Undergrads
6,864
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
61%
20-39 Students
37%
0
100
19%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
38%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$16,685
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$19,042
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$19,042
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$14,400
Books and Supplies
$1588

Aid & Grants

0
100
57%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
49%
Average Aid Per Year
$12,803
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
49%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,952
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$6,381

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
60%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,590
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$16,672
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$252
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
34%
66%
Student Organizations
48
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
12%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Mavericks
School Colors
Blue/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Atlanta
Miami
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.33 Average Rating
Mercy college is great private college, the professors are understanding the classes are small i feel very comfortable here.
TIFFANY from BROOKLYN, NY
Great Surrounding. Friendly people. Good professors.
Diana from Yonkers, NY

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