Misericordia University

Dallas, PA

Misericordia University

Dallas, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$35,940

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,580
Declined 317
Total Received 1,897
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Private

2,113

undergraduate students

625

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1924, Misericordia University is a private religious liberal arts institution. 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 2,738
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

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: Large town

Misericordia University
301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA
18612-1098

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
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

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,580
Declined 317
Total Received 1,897

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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
  • 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

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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Financial Aid

90%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$18,546

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,100
Housing $8,000
Food $6,340
Additional fees $1,840
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $51,530
Average Financial Aid - $18,546
Total with Avg. Aid $32,984

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,203,097
State $1,781,120
Institutional $21,025,831
Other external $258,255
Total $25,268,303

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,489,369
Other external $138,499
Total $6,627,868

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 570 674-6280
finaid@misericordia.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance team, skiing, snowboarding, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Middle Atlantic Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
American Government and Politics (United States). yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Education, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
General Studies. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Information Technology. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics and Statistics. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes
Medical/Health Humanities. yes
Nursing Practice. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

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

2,738

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

2,113
students

Female
68%
1,431

Male
32%
682

23%

625
students

Female
74%
465

Male
26%
160

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

1,604
students

Female
65%
1,038

Male
35%
566

24%

509
students

Female
77%
393

Male
23%
116

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

96

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 1
Countries most often represented Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants

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