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First-Time Freshman Admissions

Your freshman year can be a challenge. Fortunately, Mercy College provides a safety net to make the leap into college life as worry-free as possible. The first things you’ll need to do are complete an application and choose a major. So let’s start there.

First Time Freshman

First-Time Freshmen

At Mercy College, the world opens up for you. Freshman year is your time to discover new interests and explore to explore your interests, meet new people and set yourself on a path to an amazing career.

In each of our top-tier academic programs Mercy focuses on giving students the real-world knowledge and skills that will make them stand out in a crowded field. It’s why so many of our students start internships as early as freshman year and get their foot in the door at some of the best companies in and around New York City.

We are committed to your success. Almost every college has advisors, but at Mercy we take it a step further – we give you a mentor from day-one who’ll help you excel while at Mercy. Your PACT Mentor helps you navigate financial aid, choosing the right major and registering for classes.

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Important COVID-19 Information

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Campus Life

With three campus locations a degree in NYC has never been easier. And no matter which campus you are on, the best way to experience it is by getting involved. 

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$21,358 per year

Affordable Tuition

Mercy has one of the lowest private tuition rates in New York.
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Scholarships Available

Undergraduate Scholarships

Generous merit based scholarships are available for students.
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71.7% Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Many of our students receive some form of financial aid.

Financial Aid at Mercy

Cost is certainly a factor when selecting a college, but it doesn't have to be a barrier. Mercy has one of the lowest private tuition rates in New York - we'll make higher education a reality for you. 

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PACT

Your Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT)

Our PACT program pairs you with a professionally trained mentor for every aspect of your college experience. Together you will create a customized plan designed to guarantee success.

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