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Mercy University

Dobbs Ferry, NY

Overview

  • Type
    4-year • Private
  • Campus Life
    Medium • Suburban
  • Average Per Year After Aid
    $15K
  • SAT Range
    1020–1230
  • Graduation Rate
    49%
  • Special Mission
    Special Mission
    HSI

Mercy University is a medium, 4-year, private liberal arts college. This coed college is located in a large town in a suburban setting and is primarily a commuter campus. It offers certificate, associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.

From the Institution
Founded in 1950, Mercy College is a private, not-for-profit higher education institution. Mercy College offers a quality liberal arts and professional education within its five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy College's main campus encompasses 66 acres alongside the picturesque Hudson River in Dobbs Ferry, NY, a suburb of Westchester County, 25 miles north of New York City. The Dobbs Ferry Campus offers athletic programs and residence halls for students. The College's athletic facilities are located at the Dobbs Ferry Campus, including five outdoor tennis courts, a swimming pool, a state-of-the-art turf field for soccer, baseball, lacrosse, and field hockey. In 2015, a new 350-bed residence hall and student commons was built on the Dobbs Ferry Campus, including a 5,000 square-foot fitness center, Starbucks Cafe, convenience store, and community meeting and lounge spaces. The library at the main campus serves as the nucleus of the Mercy College network. Students at all locations have access to the main library, which houses a total collection of more than 215,000 volumes as well as extensive audio-visual materials. In fall 2019, the Manhattan Campus expanded to an additional 95,000 square feet, including multi-use common spaces with an internet café, high-tech classrooms and a dormitory. In March 2019, Mercy College entered into an agreement with The College of New Rochelle (CNR) to provide a seamless pathway for existing and future CNR students.

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College Board Code
2409
Application Types Accepted
  • Common Application
  • Online through college's own website
  • Other
Fee Waiver Info
Available to all qualified students. Visit the college website for details.

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