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Admissions & Aid

Apply & Enroll

Our rolling application cycle means you can apply at any time. We're waiting to hear from you.

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Apply for Financial Aid

Did you know that a majority of students at Mercy receive some form of financial assistance?

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The Mercy Advantage

We believe that a high quality, private education should be accessible to as many people as possible.  Watch this video to learn how our cost differs from other private colleges and universities while offering advantages you just won't find at public institutions.

Tuition & Cost

No matter which location you choose, Mercy College has one of the lowest private tuition rates in New York—as low as $892/credit.

Campus Safety

Visit Campus

The best way to explore campus is to see it for yourself! Start your journey with a tour of campus, schedule an in person tour of campus today. 


Campus Life

Explore and discover your passions. Across our three campuses a thriving student life has a place for you to be you: 60+ clubs and organizations, on-campus and virtual events and 10 NCAA sports teams. 

Mercy Scholars

Mercy Scholars Program offers 4 Years Paid Tuition

We encourage qualified high school students to apply for the Mercy Scholars Program — paid tuition, books and fees for all four years.

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High School Programs

Mercy College wants to help high school juniors and seniors get a jump start on their college career by offering college level courses while still in high school. 

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Your Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT)

From day one, we’ll make sure that you have support, focus, and guidance. Our Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT) program automatically pairs you with an adviser dedicated to your success—at Mercy and beyond.

Meet Your Mentor

Admissions Events


In-Person Graduate Open House

  • April 4, 2023 5:30 - 7:00 PM
  • Dobbs Ferry
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Accepted Student Day at Manhattan

  • April 5, 2023 4:00 - 7:00 PM
  • Manhattan
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Accepted Student Day at Dobbs Ferry

  • April 15, 2023 10:15 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Dobbs Ferry
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Mercy Locations

Three Campuses to Choose From

Wherever you are in the New York City area, there’s a Mercy location waiting to welcome you. At any of our three campuses in Westchester, Manhattan or the Bronx, you'll find a diverse community of students, staff and faculty united in our drive to change the world through the power of education.

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Admissions FAQ

What is the first step in the admissions process?

The first step in the admissions process is to submit an application to Mercy college. Students are able to apply to Mercy at Certain major concentrations may require supplemental admissions items. Visit our catalogs or contact the Office of Admissions for additional information.

Is the PACT Mentorship Program different than other advising programs?

Yes, the PACT program takes advising a step further. We give you a personal mentor who’ll be your go-to person whenever you want support. With everything from navigating financial aid, and choosing the right major to registering for classes and tracking your academic progress.


How is Mercy College so affordable? 

We believe college should be accessible to as many students as possible. Mercy College has one of the lowest private tuition rates in New York. Financial aid, including merit and need-based scholarships, helps most of our students fund their education and minimize debt.

Are there opportunities to learn outside the classroom?

Mercy focuses on giving students the real-world knowledge and skills that will make them stand out in a crowded field. Mercy’s state-of-the-art facilities give students access to the equipment and settings they’ll experience on the job and gain hands-on-experience while still in school.

Community Partnerships

Mercy College’s extensive partnerships with regional and national corporations, nonprofits, hospitals and healthcare centers, labor unions, government agencies and school districts offers adult students an opportunity to receive tuition discounts and participate in tuition remission programs.

  • 1199 Local Health Care Workers
  • Affiliated Police Association of Westchester County
  • The Center for Family Support
  • Club Fit
  • Con Edison
  • Cornerstone Children's Center
  • Edcor
  • ENT and Allergy Associates
  • Greenburgh 11 Children's Village
  • Green Chimneys
  • Hawthorne Foundation
  • Irvington School District (Teacher Discount)
  • Member of municipal, state or national law enforcement units
  • Mount Vernon City School District