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Locations

Dobbs Ferry (main campus, 66 acres), Manhattan, Bronx, Yorktown Heights and online

Founding Date

1950

President

Timothy L. Hall

Character

Accredited, private, nonsectarian, coeducational college

Five Schools

School of Business; School of Education; School of Health and Natural Sciences; School of Liberal Arts; School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Online Learning

40 degree programs

Faculty

210 full-time professors with a significant majority holding the highest degree in their respective fields, Fulbright Scholars, published and national best-selling authors, and experts

Student Body

Full-time undergraduates: 7,157; Total enrollment, including full-time and part-time undergraduates and graduates: approximately 10,099; 29 percent male, 71 percent female

Student Geographic Distribution

43 states, 54 countries

Degrees

Bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 90 programs (including 40 programs online), a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and certificate programs

Class Size

94 percent of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students and 53 percent have fewer than 20 students

Alumni

More than 57,000 alumni 

Athletics

10 men's and women's teams in NCAA Division II sports

Student Clubs & Organizations

54 student clubs, including Mercy's award-winning student paper, The Impact, and 16 honor societies

Mascot

Maverick (also known as "Mavie" or "Mav")

School Colors

Blue and white