Mercy College can be found in Dobbs Ferry, NY (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at Mercy College.
The most common majors at the school are in education and teaching.
Mercy College does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. The school turned down 65% of potential students in 2007-2008.
A tenure system is one way Mercy College works to keep a high-quality staff.
In 2007-2008, 8,628 students were enrolled in the school. Mercy College has a large minority student population. Older adults are in evidence at the school, often seeking career changing education.
A lot of students at Mercy College attend part-time. The school student athletes compete in New York Collegiate Athletic Conference, New York Collegiate Athletic Conference, New York Collegiate Athletic Conference competitions.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Mercy College is committed to providing motivated students the opportunity to transform their lives through higher education by offering liberal arts and professional programs in personalized and high quality learning environments, thus preparing students to embark on rewarding careers, to continue learning throughout their lives and to act ethically and responsibly in a changing world."
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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