Mercy College is a prestigious New York metropolitan area college that offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

With three New York campus locations to choose from, your Mercy College experience begins in the classroom and in the city surrounding it. We are committed to expanding our global network by providing a dynamic and diverse learning environment that brings people from all over the world together. Your place at Mercy lasts longer than just your time here and we’re excited to show you everything we have to offer.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal arts college

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 67%
  • Average ACT score: 17-24
  • Average SAT score: 890 - 1080
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Biology, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Design, Education, English, Film/Cinema Studies, History, Humanities, Information Sciences/Systems, International Relations, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy, Public Relations/Affairs, Social Work, Sociology
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarships
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $34,378


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division II
  • Varsity sportsMen's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Field Hockey, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Volleyball