3,515
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,808
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 510 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA  01845
United States
Contact Admissions Office
Email: admission@merrimack.edu
Phone: 978-837-5100
Fax: 978-837-5133

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Financial Planning And Services Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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Elementary Education Checkmark
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French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies Related Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Romance Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,656
Applied
7,058
Accepted
3,515
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

4,302
Females Applied
3,626
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,354
Males Applied
3,432
Males Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.12
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: First quarter senior grades

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th March 15th
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan January 15th February 15th
Transfer August 25th Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,330
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Fees

2,370
Full-time student fees
16,450
Room & board
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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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

23,808
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,754
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
30,400
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,436
Avg. Loan Aid
13,184
Avg. Grant Aid
20,182
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,515
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.25%
Black or African American 3.44%
White or Caucasian 75.82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 1.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 1.37%
Other 8.34%

Gender

Male (48.96%)
Female (51.04%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 70%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
staffed dorm entrances

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
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball 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
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

429
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 186
Part-time - 243
Male - 197
Female - 232