Misericordia University

Dallas, PA

Misericordia University

Dallas, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$34,560

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
33%
500-599
51%
400-499
14%
700-800
4%
600-699
29%
500-599
57%
400-499
10%
30-36
2%
24-29
56%
18-23
42%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

10.4

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,327
Declined 220
Total Received 1,547
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Private

1,964

undergraduate students

580

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,544
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

125-acre, suburban campus in Dallas (population: 2,760), nine miles from Wilkes-Barre; branch campuses in Nanticoke and Scranton. Air serves Avoca (22 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wilkes-Barre Scranton International

Misericordia University
301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA
18612-1098

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Physical Therapy club
  • MSOTA
  • Colleges against Cancer
  • Dance Ensemble
  • Medical Imaging club

Top Events

  • Spring Fest Weekend
  • President's Christmas Dinner
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
80%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
33%
500-599
51%
400-499
14%
700-800
4%
600-699
29%
500-599
57%
400-499
10%
30-36
2%
24-29
56%
18-23
42%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,327
Declined 220
Total Received 1,547

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
class rank
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,677

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,800
Room & board $14,220
Additional fees $1,760
Books & supplies $1,250
Other fees $500
Total $50,530
Average Financial Aid - $4,677
Total with Avg. Aid $45,853

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
American Government and Politics (United States)
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Information Technology
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,544

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

1,964
students

Female
68%
1,331

Male
32%
633

23%

580
students

Female
72%
419

Male
28%
161

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

1,584
students

Female
65%
1,028

Male
35%
556

20%

380
students

Female
80%
303

Male
20%
77

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 51%
Student 4 year graduation rate 61%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
85%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

77

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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