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MERCY COLLEGE NEW YORK, DOBBS FERRY, NEW YORK

Dobbs Ferry, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1950Established Year
  9031Enrollment

Mercy College New York: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Shishant Kumar Shishant Kumar
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Mercy College, named as 2019 best college by Westchester magazine and recognized by the white house as a Bright Spot in Hispanic Education is a private co-educational institution established in 1950 by the Sisters of Mercy. Situated on four campuses, the college offers more than 90 undergraduate and postgraduate programs within its five faculties.

Mercy College also runs the nationally recognized Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT)program that guides and mentor students to navigate through the hurdles of higher learning and has a smooth transition into their various careers.

  • Mercy College offers admission to students from around 38 states and 33 countries to study in the USA.
  • Lays more emphasis on student development by encouraging practical and hands-on experience.

Ranking

Mercy College has been ranked:

  • #15 in Best Online Master’s in Early Childhood Education Degree Program by Nationally in Intelligent.com.
  • Times Higher Education ranked Mercy College as the 69th best university in New York and 600th best university in the United States for the year 2019.[ii]

In 2019 ranking by Ranking Web of Universities, Mercy college is placed at 4422nd best in the world, 1967th best in North America and 711th best in the United States.[iii]

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Established Year1950
Campus SettingSub-Urban
Faculty Members188
Numbers of UG Enrollment5001
Number of PG Enrollment4030
Basic Tuition Fee for International Undergraduate Students9,467 USD per semester USD
Basic Tuition Fee for International Graduate Students897 USD – 1,030 USD per credit
Test Scores AcceptedIELTS – 6.0-6.5
TOEFL – 71-80
Official websitemercy.edu
mercy College Enrollments

Programs, Campus, and Residence

Programs

Mercy College has five faculties- School of business, School of education, School of health and natural sciences, School of liberal arts and School of social and behavioral sciences. Over 90 undergraduate, graduate and online degree courses are offered in these five faculties. The college only offers a graduate degree for the School of Education.

Mercy College Enrollments

Campus

In order for the students to have a feel of their college life, Mercy College currently operates on four campuses. These campuses are in Manhattan, Dobbs Ferry, Bronx and York Town Heights.

Dobbs Ferry Campus located at 555 Broadway Dobbs Ferry, New York is the main campus of the college. This campus houses the administrative building and four other modern and well-designed architectural buildings. These buildings symbolic facilities include:

  • Library with 215,000 volumes of collection, audio and video material
  • State of the art SMART classrooms
  • Computer seminar rooms
  • Computer laboratory
  • Nine Science laboratories
  • Students activities office
  • Dining hall
  • Resident hall
  • Gymnasium.
Campus WIse Enrollment

In addition to these, lectures are also delivered online and in other lecture locations such as Harlem New Rochelle, Brooklyn and Tarry Town.

Residence

Mercy College offers flexible on-campus and off-campus residential options to students to enable them to adapt to the environment. Students who wish to stay off-campus can do so in the local hotel available. These hotels have guaranteed services such as daily shuttle, internet access and television in each room, fitness center and other amenities that help students live comfortably and enjoy a memorable experience.

Students who wish to stay on-campus can apply for housing in one of the residence halls on campus. These halls have well-furnished rooms with a bed, closet, and desks.

New students can apply for housing by paying a 200 USD deposit fee. Old students who wish to relocate to the on-campus hall are required to pay a 100 USD housing application.

Admission Process

The admission process of international students varies slightly from that of domestic students. Given below is the admission process that the international students have to follow:

  1. Completed online application
  2. Official Academic Transcript
  3. Foreign Academic Credential Evaluation (FACE)
  4. TOEFL iBT or IELTS scores for candidates whose first language is not English
  5. Any other supporting document.
  6. If successful, accept the admission offer and commence the official I-20 application process, F-1 student visa processing and/or SEVIS record transfer
  7. Prepare for resumption following the academic calendar

The required English test scores are presented in the table below

TestUndergraduate ScorePost Graduate Score
TOEFL iBT7180
IELTS6.06.5

Cost of Attendance

International students are charged the same tuition as their fellow students to study in the USA. The estimated cost of attendance at Mercy College are:

ExpensesFees
Undergraduate Tuition Fees(Full-Time)9,467 USD(per term)
Graduate Tuition Fees(Full-Time)897 USD – 1,030 USD(per credit)
Program Fee62.50 USD – 800 USD
Meal Plan3,150 USD – 4,550 USD
Students Activity Fee213 USD
International Student fee450 USD
Application Fee40 USD
Hostel Fee4,250 USD – 10,300 USD

Financial Aids
As a school in global limelight, Mercy College has several financial aids that can help a student pay the cost of higher education. The college offers some merit-based scholarships for international students to study in the USA. They are as follows:

ScholarshipsAmount
Presidential InternationalUp to 3,000 USD
Mercy InternationalUp to 1,500 USD

Eligibility:

  • Must be a full-time student with at least 12 credits in the curriculum.
  • The scholarships are renewable for 4 years or up to 3 years for an undergraduate student.
  • The students are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA each year.

Work While Study

International students are eligible to work while studying at the college as a form of financial aid. The four types of employment available are:

  • On-campus Employment
  • Curriculum Practical Training (CPT)
  • Economic Hardship
  • Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Alumni Network

The community love and support at Mercy College do not just end after graduation as over 64,000 proud alumni of the college stay connected under the alumni network. 

Some of the notable alumni are:

  • Boria Sax- American Author and Lecturer
  • Jay Sexter- Former President of Mercy College
  • Thomas J. Abhinanti- American Politician, Lawyer, and Member of the New York State Assembly from Greensburg
  • Ira Joe Fisher- Winner of two regional Emmy’s
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Mercy College New York Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population13023
FAFSA Code002772
Application Cost$40
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$17,772 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Mercy College New York Acceptance Rate

78.7%

Acceptance Rate

6901

Total Applicants

13023

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

28.0%

Male

72.0%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program78.7%
Total Applicants11087
Total Enrolled8728
Graduate
Graduate Programs78.7%
Total Applicants5456
Total Enrolled4295

Mercy College New York Enrollment

Enrollment
Mercy College New York Enrollment13023
Undergraduate Enrollment8728
Graduate Enrollment4295
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate42.4%

Attendance Cost

$17,772

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$17,772 / Year
Post Graduate Program$25,260 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,556 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$13,900 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,096 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,266 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,418 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,348 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,418 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Medicine ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsNew York State Board of Regents
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
ProgramsAmerican Occupational Therapy Association
ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Dance
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
125533125942824
+1-914-6747600
TELEPHONE
+1 877-6372946
TOLL FREE
555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
ADDRESS

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Hospital

Physical Therapy0.06 Km
St John's Riverside Hospital - Dobbs Ferry Pavilion1.36 Km
Doctors United Inc2.44 Km
Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care2.55 Km
DaVita Hudson Valley Dialysis Center4.93 Km
Montefiore Einstein Center For Heart & Vascular Care5.38 Km
Homecare St Mary's Hospital5.42 Km
Anxiety & Depression Center of Scarsdale, PLLC5.55 Km
Elizabeth Seton Children's Center5.99 Km
Mt Sinai5.99 Km
St. John's Riverside Hospital6.01 Km
Yonkers Radiation Medical Practice6.11 Km
PhelpsMemorial Hospital6.16 Km
CSTAR INTERNATIONAL6.72 Km
St Johns Riverside Hospital - Greenburgh Addiction Treatment Services GATS6.84 Km
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Book Store

Mercy College - Dobbs Ferry Campus Bookstore0.1 Km
NYHC COMICS0.75 Km
Derek Karsanidi1.45 Km
Riverrun Books & Manuscripts2.54 Km
Excelsa Scripta Rare Books3.02 Km
Galapagos Books3.17 Km
The Next Chapter4.11 Km
Teacher's Choice5.64 Km
St. Thomas Aquinas College Bookstore5.64 Km
Follett Higher Education Group5.65 Km
American Legends5.66 Km
Barnes & Noble5.88 Km
The Dragon's Den5.88 Km
Bronx River Books6.71 Km
Dominican College Bookstore7.33 Km
Bookstore At Dominican College7.39 Km
Undiscovered Realm7.63 Km
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Restaurant

Half Moon1.35 Km
Red Hat on the River1.94 Km
MP Taverna1.97 Km
Harvest on Hudson2.75 Km
Ruth's Chris Steak House5.42 Km
Stew Leonard's5.44 Km
Equus5.45 Km
TGI Fridays5.5 Km
Washington Irving Boat Club5.59 Km
California Pizza Kitchen at Scarsdale5.64 Km
Royal Palace5.84 Km
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Yonkers6.08 Km
RiverMarket Bar and Kitchen6.18 Km
Yard House6.41 Km
The Cheesecake Factory6.65 Km
Dimora6.72 Km
Madeleine's Petit Paris6.76 Km
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Shopping Mall

ardsley mall2.64 Km
Ardsley Plaza2.65 Km
Bridge Plaza4.85 Km
Greenville Center5.52 Km
Midway Shopping Center5.52 Km
gold xiang super market5.6 Km
Hartsdale Shopping Center5.98 Km
Yonkers Gateway Center6.04 Km
Ronald Brenhouse Shopping Center6.08 Km
Northvale square6.11 Km
Tanglewood Shopping Center6.32 Km
Elmsford Center6.33 Km
Ridge Hill6.52 Km
Crossroads Shopping Center6.76 Km
Town Plaza II6.84 Km
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Airport

IBM Customer Executive Education Center Heliport3.64 Km

Bus Station

Mercy College Parking Lot20.24 Km

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