Merrimack College

North Andover, MA

Merrimack College

North Andover, MA

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$45,074

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,927
Declined 2,007
Total Received 10,934
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Private

4,930

undergraduate students

1,670

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1947, Merrimack College is a private church-affiliated liberal arts college. Its 220-acre campus is located in North Andover, Massachusetts—about 25 miles north of Boston.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,600
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

220-acre, suburban campus in North Andover (population: 31,013), 25 miles north of Boston. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Boston; smaller airport serves Manchester, NH (25 miles). School operates transportation to Boston. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Merrimack College
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA
01845

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Not only do Merrimack College students smell smoke and hear fire alarms when no fire is in sight, the ghost of a firefighter is supposed to haunt this North Andover school. His clothes are charred and he may wield an axe.

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,927
Declined 2,007
Total Received 10,934

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,692

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $42,401
Room & board $16,407
Additional fees $2,673
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $62,481
Average Financial Aid - $22,692
Total with Avg. Aid $39,789

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 978 837-5196
F: 978 837-5067
financialaid@merrimack.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance team, figure skating, gymnastics, ice hockey, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, broomball, dance, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, ice hockey, kickball, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Northeast-10 Conference, ECAC Hockey

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Applied Mathematics, Other. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Design and Applied Arts, Other. yes
Digital Arts. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Earth Science Teacher Education. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering, General. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Family and Community Services. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History Teacher Education. yes yes
History, General. yes
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Lay Ministry. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Methods. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

6,600

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

4,930
students

Female
52%
2,581

Male
48%
2,349

25%

1,670
students

Female
72%
1,209

Male
28%
461

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

3,864
students

Female
52%
2,028

Male
48%
1,836

22%

1,066
students

Female
52%
553

Male
48%
513

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 6

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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