Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$20,558

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,939
Declined 1,307
Total Received 7,246
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Private

9,037

undergraduate students

3,709

graduate students

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School Facts

Mercy College, founded in 1950, is a coeducational and nonsectarian college that offers degrees and certificates within five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Its main 66-acre campus is located in Dobbs Ferry in Westchester County, 25 miles from New York City, with branch campuses in Dobbs Ferry, Bronx, Manhattan, and Yorktown Heights.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 12,746
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational

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66 acres campus in Dobbs Ferry (population 11,147), 25 miles from New York City on the Hudson River; branch campuses in Bronx, Manhattan, and Yorktown Heights. Served by bus and commuter rail. Major airports serve the New York City metropolitan area.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Mercy College
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY
10522

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
10%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
25%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
470
75th
550
25th
460
75th
22
25th
15
75th
24
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,939
Declined 1,307
Total Received 7,246

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,284

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $19,758
Room $10,100
Board $4,550
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,652
Total $36,860
Average Financial Aid - $11,284
Total with Avg. Aid $25,576
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 MERCY-GO
F: 914 674-7419
mmcgrail@mercy.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, billiards, cheerleading, dance, football, soccer

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
East Coast Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Homeland Security.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Science/Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music Technology.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Occupational Therapist Assistant.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Organizational Leadership.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Behavioral Science
  3. Health Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

12,746

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

9,037
students

Female
70%
6,290

Male
30%
2,747

29%

3,709
students

Female
79%
2,925

Male
21%
784

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

6,309
students

Female
71%
4,428

Male
29%
1,881

31%

2,728
students

Female
69%
1,862

Male
31%
866

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
25%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
39%
Hispanic/Latino
19%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 1.80
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Ecuador
France
Norway
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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