Mercy College, founded in 1950, is a private, multipurpose college. Its allied health sciences programs include bridge programs that combine a bachelor's degree with a master's degree in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistance, or acupuncture and oriental medicine. Other classes are small and flexible to accommodate the schedules of nontraditional students. Its 90-acre campus is located in Dobbs Ferry in Westchester County, 30 miles from New York City.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
7,993
Undergraduates
2,430
Men - 30.4%
5,564
Women - 69.6%
2,564
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
82% of 6,720 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.19
SAT Math
440-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
450-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17-24 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$38,868
Tuition and Fees
$19,594
Room and Board
$14,400
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Freshman Award
$17,029
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,942
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
247
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
10%
10-19
43%
20-29
41%
30-39
5%
40-49
0%
50-99
0%
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New York City Population
11,059
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
10% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
4.1%
Black/African-American
27.2%
Hispanic/Latino
40.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
17%
Unknown
9.4%
International Students
0.8% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported