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Driven, Obsessed, Unstoppable & Hungry
for a Great Education ...

And determined to have a rewarding career – these qualities describe the students of Mercy College.

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We Make Learning Fun

From professional faculty, to Frisbee games on the quad, to internships, to sipping coffee while admiring the Hudson River, to networking - Mercy College students make lasting memories and graduate with in-demand skills and professional connections to advance their careers.

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* Represents 84% of 2014 graduates for whom we have information, who are working full- or part-time, enrolled in continuing education, or performing voluntary or military service.

Get An Affordable Education

The best part is – they don’t go broke doing it. Here at Mercy College we were committed to an affordable quality education before it was trendy, our students graduate with 41% less debt than the national average. The Sisters of Mercy founded the College with the belief that a college education should be accessible to anyone hungry enough to earn it.

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Tuition Fully Covered at the Bronx and Manhattan Campus

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We Have Your Tuition
Fully Covered!

At Mercy, we’re known for having one of the lowest private tuitions in the country, small class sizes and a nationally recognized mentoring program (PACT). Now, we’re making a college education more attainable for deserving students.


*The Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is a measure of your family’s financial strength and is calculated according to a formula established by the federal government.
**Applies only to full-time undergraduate students who are residents of New York State and are registered with the majority of their classes at our Bronx, Manhattan or Yorktown Campus. Student must be Pell & TAP eligible and maintain a minimum grade point average for all four years.
***Applies only to tuition for the fall and spring semesters.

Explore PACT

You don’t have to do it alone...you've got PACT. Mercy College gives students incredible personal attention and support - including your own personal PACT mentor who knows you, guides you and gets you.

They guide you on everything including: financial aid, registering for classes, exploring internship options and ensuring you make the most of your college experience.

All you need to bring is your determination to get the most out of college and life. PACT is a nationally recognized mentoring program that serves as a model for student success.


Mercy College Challenges

Mercy College challenges its faculty and staff to make higher education work for anyone determined enough to earn a better life. The College offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs within five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Innovative academic centers keep pace with emerging trends, such as Social Media Marketing Center (Manhattan Campus), Incubation Center (Bronx Campus) and Clinical Simulation and Learning Labs (Dobbs Ferry Campus).

Social Media Marketing Center
The Center connects Mercy College business undergraduates with actual NYC companies to execute social media plans. It’s a hands-on experience that develops social media marketing skills. Students will understand complex challenges for local brands, execute strategies, create custom content, posts, videos, set goals and track progress while earning professional certification in social media management.
Mercy Business Incubation Center
We’ve partnered with local startups to accelerate their businesses with some help from Mercy students. This program will house the startups on our Bronx Campus, welcoming students into the business to both learn from their entrepreneurial journey and help the companies grow. Undergraduates at our Bronx Campus will have the opportunity to learn and apply real practical skills in real time.
Clinical Simulation and Learning Labs
The 12,000 square-foot space of the Health Professions Clinical Simulation and Learning Labs consists of several specialized labs designed to simulate different disciplines within a health care facility. The Labs are filled with state-of-the-art technology that give students real-world experience. There are four different lab areasfocused on clinical skills and simulation, movement, health assessment and home health.

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& Professional Development

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Mercy College is the dynamic, diverse New York City area college whose students are on a personal mission: to get the most out of life by getting the most out of their education. With numerous internship opportunities, a vast alumni association and networking opportunities it’s no wonder that 80% of Mercy graduates will find employment within six months of graduation, while many of our students pursue graduate or professional schools.

Explore Student Life

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With campuses in Dobbs Ferry, Bronx, Manhattan and Yorktown Heights, the vibrancy of the College is sustained by a diverse student body from around the world.

The vibrant life on campus thrives with the vivacity of New York City as its backdrop. So whether you are looking to read your book on the banks of the Hudson River as the wind rustles the leaves on the trees, or if you want to hear cars honking as you look up at sky scrapers - Mercy College has something for you!


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You worked hard to get where you are, and you’ve never stopped striving for more. Our Honors program curriculum can help you with the next challenge you’re seeking by expanding your awareness of the cultural, social and historical diversity of the world. We bring together talented students and distinguished faculty in small classes specially designed to foster your creativity and independence. Our expert faculty will encourage you to achieve at an even higher level to reach your full potential. Transfer students with outstanding academic records can also apply for this prestigious program.

Honors Program Benefits

Participate in exclusive seminar opportunities with world leaders, academic scholars and industry executives

Mavericks on the Move

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As a Mercy College athlete you can have it all. At Mercy College you can compete on our state-of-the-art athletic turf, work out in our 5,000 square-foot fitness center, study in high-tech classrooms, be mentored by our nationally-recognized PACT mentors, be trained by our professional coaches and be part of our Maverick family. Mercy College athletes compete in the East Coast Conference (ECC) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), with 10 teams at the Division II level, offering the opportunity to play alongside some of the country's strongest athletes and organizations.

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