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Misericordia University
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  • 4 Year
  • DALLAS, PA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Effective, 3/1/21, the PA Dept of Health has updated guidance by eliminating out-of-state travel restrictions. Effective 8/9/21, masks will be required indoors for everyone, vaccinated & unvaccinated, unless alone in a private space as per the recent CDC guidance. Masks are optional outdoors at this time. Contact Admissions at 866-262-6363 or schedule your campus visit at the learn more link. Learn More

Report Card

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

About

301 LAKE ST
DALLAS, PA 18612
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Middle Atlantic Conferences
From Misericordia University

Misericordia University is a Catholic university in northeast Pennsylvania, founded by the Sisters of Mercy, that provides caring, motivated students with a challenging education.

We believe in providing personal attention, support, and opportunities that enable our students to experience success. Service to others is woven throughout all that we do and is a passion for everyone associated with our university.

Misericordia University provides a quality education through the core values of mercy, service, justice and hospitality—charisms set forth by the school's founders. The university has been guided by these principles for more than 95 years.

Classroom size is carefully maintained to ensure personalized attention. The student-to-faculty ratio is approximately 11 to one, allowing instructors to identify individual students' needs and develop a partnership for academic success. More than 98 percent of the students receive some form of merit and need-based financial aid.

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Misericordia University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
86%
SAT Range
1050-1220
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,978 / 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
$21,041 / 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
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 46 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 46 responses

Majors

Nursing

As one of the founding programs, Misericordia University's Nursing Department has been educating students in the field of nursing and serving the healthcare needs of the community for over 90 years. Misericordia continues this tradition today by offering a wide variety of programs and a seamless transition between programs.

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    23%
  • On Campus
    68%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,584 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
380
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
35%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • White
    35%
  • Friendly
    30%
  • Upper Middle-Class American
    17%
  • Full of judgement
    9%
  • Catholic school background
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
85%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 41 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 54 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Mercy, Justice, Service, Hospitality
    64%
  • Expensive
    32%
  • Not pleasant
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

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