Resources › For Students and Parents Mercy College Admissions Costs, Acceptance Rate, Tuition, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Mercy College. ChangChienFu / Wikipedia For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 17, 2017 Mercy College Admissions Overview: Mercy College had an acceptance rate of 78% in 2016. As part of the admissions process, students will need to submit an application, along with additional materials such as transcripts and resumes. Admissions at Mercy College are holistic, so the school takes many factors into account when making admissions decisions. Admissions Data (2016): Mercy College Acceptance Rate: 78%Mercy College has test-optional admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Mercy College Description: Mercy College is a private, four-year college in Dobbs Ferry, New York, with additional locations in Bronx, Manhattan, and Yorktown Heights. Mercy students can choose from a variety of student clubs and organizations, intramural sports, and intercollegiate athletics. The Mercy College Mavericks compete in the NCAA Division II East Coast Conference. The college fields 10 varsity sports. On the academic front, Mercy has a strong health professions program as well as 90+ other degree options. The college offers over 200 classes and 25 degree courses online. Academics are supported by an 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Mercy has an active honors program that issues a laptop computer to every student. Honors students also have smaller than average class sizes and priority registration. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 10,099 (7,157 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 33% Male / 67% Female72% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $18,392Books: $1,524 (why so much?)Room and Board: $13,500Other Expenses: $3,032Total Cost: $36,448 Mercy College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 88%Loans: 66%Average Amount of AidGrants: $12,604Loans: $6,573 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Professions, Nursing, Psychology, Social Sciences Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 72%Transfer-out Rate: 16%4-Year Graduation Rate: 20%6-Year Graduation Rate: 40% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer, Baseball, BasketballWomen's Sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Soccer Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Mercy College, You May Also Like These School: University at Albany: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAdelphi University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCUNY City College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSt. John's University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphFordham University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Bridgeport: Profile Binghamton University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphStony Brook University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCUNY Lehman College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSUNY New Paltz: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphManhattanville College: Profile Iona College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCUNY York College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Mercy College Mission Statement: "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."