Mercy University

Dobbs Ferry, NY

Mercy University

Dobbs Ferry, NY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$22,920

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,565
Declined 906
Total Received 6,471
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Private

9,037

undergraduate students

3,709

graduate students

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School Facts

Since 1950, Mercy University has been on a mission, bringing education to students in new ways, and making it our business to empower generations of learners. We help students break new ground, achieve forward momentum and create lasting impact that ripples beyond themselves, to their families and communities.

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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 University
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY
10522

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
10%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
25%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may 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
590
25th
450
75th
600
25th
460
75th
36
25th
18
75th
29
25th
12
75th
29
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,565
Declined 906
Total Received 6,471

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-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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
  • Other
  • 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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Financial Aid

71%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,284

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $22,106
Housing $10,600
Food $4,100
Additional fees $814
Books & supplies $1,678
Total $39,298
Average Financial Aid - $11,284
Total with Avg. Aid $28,014

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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 yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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

70%

6,309
students

Female
70%
4,428

Male
30%
1,881

30%

2,728
students

Female
68%
1,862

Male
32%
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

2,272

Transfer applicants enrolled

25%

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 transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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