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Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry, NY

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Overview

Mercy College is a 4-year institution located in Dobbs Ferry, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY  10522-1189
United States
Contact Mrs. Allison Gurdineer
Executive Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@mercy.edu
Phone: 877-MERCY-GO
Fax: 914-674-7382

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Occupational Therapist Assistant Checkmark
Occupational Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Veterinary/animal Health Technology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,246
Applied
5,939
Accepted
7,080
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

4,901
Females Applied
4,188
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,345
Males Applied
1,751
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.12
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 1.76
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: Additional admissions criteria for those applying to the following programs: music production, design and animation, nursing, social work, occupational therapy, and veterinary technology; please contact an admissions counselor for details

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 470 560
SAT Math 460 550
ACT Composite 18 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

19,920
Private
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Fees

814
Full-time student fees
14,650
Room & board
10,100
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

14,601
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,579
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,107
Avg. Loan Aid
4,990
Avg. Grant Aid
10,521
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
49%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
3%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,080
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 43.03%
Black or African American 26.6%
White or Caucasian 16.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 4.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two or more races 1.67%
Other 5.96%

Gender

Male (28.69%)
Female (71.31%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 7%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Founder's Day/Alumni Weekend, March Madness Tournament and Broadway Shows and Major League Baseball events

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Model United Nations, Honors Club and 17 National Honor Societies, Mercy Gives Back, Maverick Society and ROTARACT Club for Community Volunteer Service

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

966
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 231
Part-time - 735
Male - 411
Female - 555
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