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North Andover, MA 01845
From Merrimack College

Career-focused. Success-driven. That's Graduate Studies at Merrimack.

Featuring 30+ in-demand graduate programs, Merrimack College offers a career-focused curriculum to build the skills and knowledge that today's employers want. Choose from accelerated one-year programs; self-paced, part-time options; online programs; and evening classes, all at an affordable price. Once you factor in scholarships, the average cost to attend Merrimack is comparable to or even less than public universities. Many programs offer fellowships that cover 50-100% of tuition and provide hands-on experience directly in the field.

Our beautiful suburban campus is located just north of Boston and Cambridge — home to some of the nation’s most dynamic financial, technology, healthcare and biotech companies, and close to unlimited culture, sports and entertainment options.

You'll experience a close-knit community of 900+ graduate students that brings people together, and knowledge that expands your worldview.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Deadline for International Students
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Admissions Website
Application Fee
$0

Graduate Schools

Masters and Doctoral Programs

NEW! Master of Science in Biology

In Merrimack’s project-based M.S. degree program in biology, you’ll build leadership skills through a combination of directing and performing laboratory and field research, coursework, teaching and mentoring. Whether you concentrate in Biotechnology & Biomedical Science or Environmental Biology, you’ll graduate well positioned for the growing sciences job market. Finish in as little as 12 months.

Learn How to Pay for Grad School

Learn How to Pay for Grad School

Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
790
Part-Time Grad Students
396
Research Assistants
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Teaching Assistants
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Racial Diversity
  • White
    61.2%
  • Unknown
    22.2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    6.4%
  • Hispanic
    6.1%
  • African American
    1.8%
  • Asian
    1.2%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Driven
    20%
  • Down-to-earth
    20%
  • Friendly
    40%
  • Organized
    20%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 5 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    20%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    60%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    20%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 5 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 5 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 5 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 5 responses
  • $25K-$50K
    60%
  • <$25K
    40%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 5 responses
  • $50-$75K
    20%
  • <$50K
    20%
  • Did not graduate yet
    60%
100%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 5 responses

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$108,070
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,577
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$505,400
National
$217,500

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