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Merrimack College
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  • 4 Year
  • NORTH ANDOVER, MA

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Report Card

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

About

315 TURNPIKE ST
NORTH ANDOVER, MA 01845
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (with football)
Athletic Conference
Landmark Conference
From Merrimack College

One of the fastest-growing educational institutions in the country, Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution just 25 miles north of Boston. Our five specialized schools offer high-impact majors and minors. You’ll “live it while you learn it,” gaining hands-on experience and jump-starting your career from day one. Top-tier faculty who are devoted to your success: Imagine being taught and mentored by our distinguished faculty members, experts who hail from top institutions across the country. Our small class sizes, you’ll get to know your professors, and they’ll take an interest in your studies and help bring your learning to life. Merrimack has 60+ student organizations; 40 Division I, intramural, and club sports; and countless volunteer opportunities— and that’s just for starters. As a Warrior, you’ll find your place in our “I love it here” community, both inside and outside the classroom.

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Merrimack College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
930-1120
ACT Range
20-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$34,378 / 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
$23,529 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

Majors

Nursing at Merrimack College

Developed on evidence-based nursing practices, in combination with theoretical and clinical coursework, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program’s rigorous curriculum is designed to help you develop a strong foundation of nursing knowledge and become a safe, compassionate caregiver and future nurse leader.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    3%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,885 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
345
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Upper middle class
    42%
  • Middle class
    15%
  • Varies
    15%
  • Up tight and mean.. high school V2
    9%
  • Very wealthy
    9%
  • Outgoing
    6%
  • Lower class
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
86%
Poll
58%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 55 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 63 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Community
    41%
  • Small but exciting
    25%
  • Judgemental
    13%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Lack of diversity
    6%
  • Over-Priced
    6%
  • Focused
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$57,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
75%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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Rating 3.58 out of 5  578 reviews
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