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Merrimack, founded in 1947, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 220-acre campus is located in North Andover, 25 miles north of Boston.

Website: www.merrimack.edu

Private
Co-ed
4,015
Undergraduate
Students
(52.0%) 2,086 Women
(48.0%) 1,929 Men
956
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
82% of 9,747 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$58,150
Tuition and Fees
$41,700
Room and Board
$16,450
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Freshman Award
$27,205
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
200
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 47% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

North Andover Population
28,352
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
71% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Warriors; Lady Warriors
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
3.7% Black/African-American
7.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.1% White
5.8% Unknown
International Students
2.2% from 27 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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