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Tuition & Fees

$31,660

$31,660

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

33%

67%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,357
Declined + 466
Total Received 1,823
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Private (nonprofit)

2,195

undergraduate students

684

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Health Care Management
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Codes

SAT 2087
ACT 3539

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
49%
12-17
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
48%
18-23
42%
12-17
4%
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School Facts

Misericordia University, founded in 1924, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 125-acre campus is located in Dallas PA, northeast of Wilkes-Barre.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,879
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Dallas, PA

125-acre, suburban campus in Dallas (population: 2,768), nine miles from Wilkes-Barre; branch campuses in Nanticoke and Scranton. Air serves Avoca (22 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Misericordia University
301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA 18612-1098

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
49%
12-17
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
14%
30-36
6%
24-29
48%
18-23
42%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
(may be waived if applicant visits campus or if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,357
Declined + 466
Total Received 1,823

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work

Considered

Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Glenn Bozinski
Director of Admissions
P: 866 262-6363
F: 570 675-2441
admiss@misericordia.edu

Cost

Tuition $30,030
Room $7,380
Board $6,170
Additional fees $1,630
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $46,460
Average Financial Aid - $22,829
Total with Avg. Aid $23,631

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,829

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,811,143
State $1,885,403
Institutional $17,789,842
Other external $328,068
Total $22,814,456

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,160,019
Other external $107,948
Total $5,267,967

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Middle Atlantic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Cougar
School colors
royal blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Behavioral Science
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Science
Communications
Computer Science
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Education/Early Childhood
Education/Middle School/4-8
Education/Reading Specialist
Education/Special Education
English
Government/Law/National Security
Health Care Informatics
Health Care Management
History
Information Technology
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Imaging
Medical Science
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Management
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Professional Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Speech-Language Pathology
Sports Management
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Undergraduate

76%

2,195
students

Female
67%
1,477

Male
33%
718

Graduate

24%

684
students

Female
75%
511

Male
25%
173

undergraduateFull-time

74%

1,641
students

Female
65%
1,052

Male
35%
589

undergraduatePart-time

26%

554
students

Female
77%
425

Male
23%
129

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
87%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 1
Countries most often represented Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Jane Dessoye
Executive Director of Admissions
570 674-6400
admiss@misericordia.edu

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