Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, New York

Overview

Address555 Broadway
School Websitewww.mercy.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Mercy College is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Dobbs Ferry, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 6,851 students applied to Mercy College. Of those students, 5,443 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Mercy College was $18,400, in addition to fees of $642. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Mercy College.

Mercy College has a 43% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Mercy College acceptance rate is 79%. To put this into perspective, 5,443 of the 6,851 students who applied to Mercy College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Mercy College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Mercy College had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Mercy College was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Mercy College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Mercy College, the tuition for in-state residents is $18,400. Combined with fees of $642, room and board costs of $14,400, other expenses of $3,170 and the $1,588 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $38,200.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,042 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Mercy College to $38,200 for out-of-state students.

Students at Mercy College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Mercy College was $5,116 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 72%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Mercy College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Mercy College.

Mercy College has a good gender split, with 66% of undergraduates being female and 34% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New York residents; in fact, 88% of all students reside in New York. However, 11% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Mercy College is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Mercy College to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 32% students enroll at Mercy College part-time; the other 6,167 students enrolled full-time.

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