North Andover, MA
North Andover, MA
Opportunity in every direction
One of the fastest-growing educational institutions in the country, Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution just 25 miles north of Boston with Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Health Sciences, Education and Social Policy, and Business.
In-demand academic programs for the career you want: Our five specialized schools offer many high-impact majors and minors. At Merrimack, you’ll “live it while you learn it,” gaining hands-on experience and jump-starting your career from day one.
Top-tier faculty who are devoted to your success: Imagine being taught and mentored by our distinguished faculty members, experts who hail from top institutions across the country. Thanks to our small class sizes, you’ll get to know your professors, and they’ll take an interest in your studies and help bring your learning to life.
A zillion ways to get involved and find your place: Merrimack has 60+ student organizations; 40 Division I, intramural, and club sports; and countless volunteer opportunities—and that’s just for starters. As a Warrior, you’ll find your place in our “I love it here” community, both inside and outside the classroom.
A campus that feels like home (and looks good too): Our camaraderie-fueled campus and living-learning communities will help make your college years some of your best. Inspired by our Augustinian Catholic legacy, you’ll be empowered to make a difference in your own backyard and out in the world.
Way more affordable than you may think: College is an investment, and we think it should be one you can afford. Merrimack provides you with a personal financial aid counselor and funds millions of dollars in institutional scholarships and grants.
One of only three New England schools designated as an Apple Distinguished School
Named one of “America’s Top Colleges” | Forbes, 2019
Ranked #4 among “Most Innovative Schools” | U.S. News & World Report, 2023
|Named one of the “Best Northeastern Regional Colleges” | The Princeton Review, 2023
Named among the “America's Best Colleges” | Money magazine, 2022-2023
Mack Gives Back is an annual service tradition that commemorates both our Augustinian heritage and Veterans Day by giving the Merrimack community the opportunity to honor those who serve by serving others. Hundreds of student, faculty, staff, and alumni volunteers cover locations throughout the Merrimack Valley and Boston, working tirelessly to perform hours of much-needed community service.
“Merrimack is a true community of diverse people with big-picture ideas. I truly believe we’re the thinkers, dreamers, artists, and doers of tomorrow.”
“I love how Merrimack puts students and their success first. Even during [COVID], Merrimack were able to give students all the support they needed both academically and emotionally.”
“My favorite thing about Merrimack is the feeling of importance. Through every class and interaction with my professors, I’ve felt as though they genuinely care about me, my well-being, and my performance.”
“I like the small-class feel and how you can really get to know your professors, which helps encourage learning.”