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Mercy University

Dobbs Ferry, NY

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Overview

Mercy University is a University 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

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician And Veterinary Assistant Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management 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
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
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
Occupational Therapist Assistant Checkmark
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences 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
Human Services, General Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Homeland Security Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,891
Applied
6,775
Accepted
6,379
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

5,302
Females Applied
4,684
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,589
Males Applied
2,091
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.28
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: Additional admissions criteria for some programs; 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 510 630
SAT Math 510 600
ACT Composite 21 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

21,980
Private
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Fees

900
Full-time student fees
19,350
Room & board
10,850
Room only

Financial Aid

14,982
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,133
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,086
Avg. Loan Aid
5,121
Avg. Grant Aid
11,111
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
49.5%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
3%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,379
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 46.73%
Black or African American 24.57%
White or Caucasian 16.56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 4.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two or more races 2.13%
Other 2.63%

Gender

Male (30.87%)
Female (69.13%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 11%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
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
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Faculty

870
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 184
Part-time - 686
Male - 376
Female - 535
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