Mercy College

Overview of Mercy College

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.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in education and teaching.

Mercy College Selectivity

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.

Student Body

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.

Student Life

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."

More complete details are provided below.

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Some campuses offers specific programs
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Information Science/Studies
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Bilingual And Multilingual Education
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Adult And Continuing Education And Teaching
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Behavioral Sciences
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Social Work
Commercial And Advertising Art
Music Technology
History, General
General information
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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