|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||743 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Mercy College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,617 applications and 5,140 students were granted admission. Mercy College is at the #76 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Mercy College's tuition was $17,772 for all students regardless of residency (33.7% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of Mercy College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 65% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,888 (which is 11.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Mercy College in 2016-2017, was 604, which is 65% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,256 (which is 10.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Mercy College has enrolled a total of 10,099 students (6,520 students full-time and 3,579 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 10,099 students, 766 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 29% men and 71% women and 7,157 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,942 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,562 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 22%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Two or more races: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Mercy College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||20%||1,215||404|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||5%||308||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||5%||285||264|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||162||21|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||124||22|
|Visual And Performing Arts||1%||91|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||78|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Mercy College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Mercy College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,000. Last year, out of the total 2,023 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,760 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,765 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,323 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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