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Study at Mercy College Main Campus in New York

Founded in the 1950, Mercy College is a private, non-profit liberal arts college. The main campus of Mercy College is in Dobbs Ferry, New York, on the Hudson River, and is a 30 minute train ride into Manhattan. The college has satellite locations throughout southeastern New York, including the Bronx, Manhattan, White Plains and Yorktown. Mercy offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide variety of disciplines including education, business, counseling, health professions, and liberal arts.

The Impact is Mercy s award-winning college newspaper. Mercy College participates in the East Coast Conference, or ECC, along with 10 other Division II Colleges located in the Tri-State New York Area. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Mercy Mavericks.

Profile of Mercy College Main Campus

The main campus of Mercy College is in Dobbs Ferry, NY (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Mercy College offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to education and teaching.

Mercy College Selectivity

Mercy College does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, 40% of people who applied to the school were accepted. Students attending Mercy College come from a variety of places, in and out of state.


The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student enrolment

In 2007, Mercy College had 8,628 enrolled students. The school has a larger minority student population than most schools. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at Mercy College.

Student Life

Many students are part-timers. Student athletes at Mercy College belong to the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference for major sports.

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. "

Mercy College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching1,108elementary school teaching, education courses, educational supervision, secondary teaching, reading teaching, middle school teaching, ESL instruction, school counseling
Business and Management468business management, accounting, business and related services, finance, sales and marketing, human resources, banking, business
Liberal Arts 453social services, liberal arts and sciences, English, history, English literature, Spanish language, sociology
Therapy and Counseling251psychology, marriage and family therapy, physical therapy, physical therapist assistant
Medicine108health professions
Medical Support and Technology62audiology and speech pathology, physician assistant, clinical lab tech, veterinary assistant
Family and Social Work58social work, social service professions, family studies, community organization
Nursing and Emergency Medicine55various nursing
Security and Law Enforcement42criminal justice and administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy 39occupational therapy, occupational therapist assistant
Computer Science and Engineering38computer and info science, information science
Media24 communication and journalism, radio and TV tech
Animal Science and Care21animal science
Photography and Commercial Art15commercial art, cinematography
Medical Adminstration12health care facilities management
Drama and Performing Arts9 various performing arts
Mathematics8 mathematics

Contact: Mercy College

Mercy College Main Campus

555 Broadway

Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

General Phone: (800) 637-2969


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