|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Students with disability||13%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,476 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Merrimack College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,214 applications and 6,728 students were granted admission. Merrimack College is at the #80 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, Merrimack College's tuition was $36,625 for all students regardless of residency (36.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Merrimack College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 19% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,989 (which is 9.3% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Merrimack College in 2016-2017, was 696, which is 84% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,826 (which is 18.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Merrimack College has enrolled a total of 4,014 students (3,717 students full-time and 297 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,014 students, 67 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 3,433 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 581 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 68 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Black/African American: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Merrimack 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||11%||65|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||6%||34|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||2%||15|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||1%||8|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||1%||6|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||1%||6|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||6|
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 Merrimack 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 Merrimack College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $44,700. Last year, out of the total 601 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 577 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 830 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 789 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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