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.
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.
Meet the Freshman Team
Mercy has one of the lowest private tuition rates in New York. Learn More
Generous merit based scholarships are available for students. Learn More
71.7% Financial Aid
Many of our students receive some form of financial aid. Learn More
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.
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.
Fall Open Houses
Join us for one of our upcoming fall events at Open House or Open House: Virtual Passport
Learn all about Mercy College at this exciting event including:
- Our 90+ undergraduate programs
- Our dynamic and distinguished faculty within our five academic schools
- The personal attention we give all our students through our PACT program
- Our affordable tuition
Take the Next Step
Reach out to schedule a visit or apply today. We're waiting to hear from you.