Merrimack College

North Andover, Massachusetts

Merrimack College Overview

Student population

Address315 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA
School Websitewww.merrimack.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

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

Merrimack College is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in North Andover, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 8,668 students applied to Merrimack College. Of those students, 7,174 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Merrimack College was $39,390, in addition to fees of $2,370. 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 Merrimack College.

Merrimack College has a 71% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Merrimack College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Merrimack College acceptance rate is 83%. To put this into perspective, 7,174 of the 8,668 students who applied to Merrimack College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Merrimack College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Merrimack 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 Merrimack College was between NaN and NaN in the last academic year.

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

Merrimack College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Merrimack College, the tuition for in-state residents is $39,390. Combined with fees of $2,370, room and board costs of $15,845, other expenses of $1,450 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students 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 $41,760 in tuition.

Students at Merrimack College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Merrimack College was $5,108 last year, with 22% of students being awarded federal aid.

Merrimack College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

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

Merrimack College has a good gender split, with 50% of undergraduates being female and 50% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Massachusetts residents; in fact, 68% of all students reside in Massachusetts. However, 30% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Merrimack College is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Merrimack College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
ENGINEERING
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY

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