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

Merrimack College, founded in 1947, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 220-acre campus is located in North Andover, Massachusetts, 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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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
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
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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

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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 transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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