Mercy College is the dynamic, diverse New York City area college whose students are on a personal mission: to get the most out of life by getting the most out of their education.
Founded in 1950, Mercy offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs within five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy College challenges its faculty and staff to make higher education work for anyone hungry enough to earn a better place in life. With campuses in Dobbs Ferry, Bronx, Manhattan and Yorktown Heights, the vibrancy of the college culture is sustained by a diverse student body from around the region. Committed to supporting students throughout their education, Mercy College offers a personalized learning experience that includes the College’s Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT) program, a nationally recognized mentoring program that serves as a model for student success.
Year institution founded: 1950
Number of students currently enrolled (Fall 2016): 10,099
Number of degrees offered: Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 90 programs (including 40 programs online), a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and certificate programs
Undergraduate tuition: $18,083 per year
Character: Accredited, private, nonsectarian, coeducational college
Class size: 94 percent of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students and 53 percent have fewer than 20 students
Top three awards/recognition: Named one of the country’s “Bright Spots in Hispanic Education” by The White House; named a 2015 “Competitive” college by Barron’s Profile of American Colleges; designated a 2015, 2016 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges
Affiliated colleges/satellite campuses: Locations in Dobbs Ferry, the Bronx, Manhattan and Yorktown Heights