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Merrimack College

North Andover, MA

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Overview

Merrimack College is a Comprehensive institution located in North Andover, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA  01845-5800
United States
Contact Phone: 978-837-5000

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development, Family Studies, And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, Other Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,144
Applied
8,329
Accepted
4,121
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

5,475
Females Applied
4,557
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,669
Males Applied
3,772
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Secondary School Report (SSR)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen September 1st January 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan November 15th March 2nd
Transfer September 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 556 460 650
SAT Math 560 470 660
ACT Composite 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

45,815
Private
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Fees

3,381
Full-time student fees
18,295
Room & board
10,328
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

28,349
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,443
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
42,638
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,225
Avg. Loan Aid
18,056
Avg. Grant Aid
25,066
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,121
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.4%
Black or African American 3.92%
White or Caucasian 78.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 2.2%
Other 3.05%

Gender

Male (46.57%)
Female (53.43%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 54%

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:
Relay for Life, Spring Concert and Homecoming Weekend

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

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
Other Campus Security & Safety:
lighted pathways/walkways

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No No Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rowing Checkmark Division 2 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rowing No No Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

395
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 198
Part-time - 197
Male - 158
Female - 237
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