Videos included in the video bar are selected by YouTube based on a simple search using the college name and state. The videos are not selected by COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out the video tours of its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
Admissions Tracker Results for this college class only include "new SAT" scores. Your scores are not displaying because your Admissions Profile appears to contain "old SAT" scores. If you took the "new SAT", please update your scores in your Profile. Once you update your Profile, your scores will display here. Update your SAT scores.


Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

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.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students7,157
   Women4,824 (67.4%)
   Men2,333 (32.6%)
Graduate Students2,942


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate78% of 6,617 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.38
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT CompositeNot reported


Cost of Attendance$36,648
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met56%
Average Freshman Award$14,650
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 42% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes


Dobbs Ferry Population11,059
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 34% of freshmen, 13% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.0% Asian
24.3% Black/African-American
38.3% Hispanic/Latino
1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
25.1% White
6.3% Unknown
International Students1.3% from 48 countries
First-Year Students Returning71.8%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
College Chances

Will You Get In? Find Out.

Estimate your chances at Mercy College and see how to improve your odds.

College Admissions Tracker

See who got in, who didn't & who's applying now. See the qualifications and admissions decisions of real students who applied to Mercy College.

CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
Average 4.00 4.25 630 665  
Low 4.00 4.00 620 600  
High 4.00 4.50 640 730  
YOU ? ? ? ? ?
College Net Price Calculator

What will it REALLY cost you to attend Mercy College ? Get personalized results based on your financial situation.


Mercy has a program in pet-assisted therapy.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2016, copyright © 2016 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
copyright © 2017 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.
For Students Age 18 and Older

Have you received a Personal Invitation to apply for a Student Credit card?

Learn how to qualify for a Personal Invitation to apply for a Student Credit Card

1st Financial Bank believes students who pick colleges wisely will also want to learn how to use credit cards wisely.

College MatchFind the right colleges for you!
College ChancesWill you get in? Find out!
Admissions TrackerSee who got in where, who's applying & how you compare!
Financial Aid TrackerSee who's getting financial aid, how much & how you stack up.
Scholarship FinderFind money for college!
EFC CalculatorCalculate your Expected Family Contribution.
College Net Price CalculatorSee your true out-of-pocket cost to attend any college.
Compare Financial Aid AwardsFind out which college is offering you the best deal.
Dates &
My Data Locker

You must be logged in to view your Data Locker Dashboard

Log in to see all of your saved colleges, scholarships, articles, profiles and searches in one place. Access your Dashboard from any page.