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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.

Website: www.mercy.edu/

Private
Co-ed
6,611
Undergraduate
Students
(66.0%) 4,360 Women
(34.0%) 2,251 Men
2,420
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 6,851 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.99
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$38,868
Tuition and Fees
$19,594
Room and Board
$14,400
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Freshman Award
$15,693
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,317
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
213
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 41% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Dobbs Ferry Population
11,059
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
12% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.1% Asian
22.6% Black/African-American
41.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
21.6% White
8.3% Unknown
International Students
0.9% from 33 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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