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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
7,993
Undergraduate
Students
(69.6%) 5,565 Women
(30.4%) 2,428 Men
2,564
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$38,868
Tuition and Fees
$19,594
Room and Board
$14,400
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$17,029
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$23,942
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
247
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
10% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
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Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.1% Asian
27.2% Black/African-American
40.4% Hispanic/Latino
1.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
17.0% White
9.4% Unknown
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
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