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Mercy College
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  • 4 Year
  • DOBBS FERRY, NY

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A+

About

555 BROADWAY
DOBBS FERRY, NY 10522
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
East Coast Conference
From Mercy College

Mercy College believes that no matter where you're from, or what you look like, you deserve access to an education. It is that mission that drives us in everything we do. For us, being Open to Whoever You Are is not just a tagline, it is a way of life.

Come explore everything a Mercy College education can do for you. From our simple and straightforward admissions process, to academic programs taught by real-world leaders, to support that guides you through college and beyond, we want to help you open doors you never thought possible.

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Mercy College Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
890-1080
ACT Range
17-24
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,283 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,228 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 86 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 101 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 100 responses

Majors

Cybersecurity

Students can test, implement and configure any new security software and/or technologies, apply sound security policy to their daily jobs, and provide protection and disaster recovery to companies' business systems. Our program is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Online

Online Programs Offered
18
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
3
Online Bachelor's Programs
14
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    68%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,223 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,770
Undergrads Over 25
29%
Pell Grant
70%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 81 responses
  • Multicultural
    31%
  • Numerous variety
    25%
  • Friendly
    19%
  • Urban
    11%
  • Average
    6%
  • Stressed
    4%
  • Driven
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
29%
Poll
76%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 111 responses
Poll
40%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 139 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 78 responses
  • Great
    38%
  • Average good school.
    37%
  • Annoying
    10%
  • High school like with great science department
    8%
  • Executive
    4%
  • Home away from home
    1%
  • Underrated
    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 65 responses

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Rating 3.48 out of 5  1,261 reviews
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