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Mercy University

Dobbs Ferry, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate86%

About Mercy College

Since 1950, Mercy University has been on a mission, bringing education to students in new ways, and making it our business to empower generations of learners. We help students break new ground, achieve forward momentum and create lasting impact that ripples beyond themselves, to their families and communities.

Mercy College is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of Dobbs Ferry, New York. Mercy College was founded in 1950. The college currently enrolls around 8,615 students a year, including 6,379 undergrad students.

Mercy College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Mercy College. Mercy College admitted 86% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 6,775 out of 7,891 total applicants were accepted.

Mercy College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 4%

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Mercy College is located in the town of Dobbs Ferry, New York, in the suburbs of New York City.

If you want to see Mercy College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 87 to Dobbs Ferry, or book a flight to the nearest airport, LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy, Westchester County.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mercy College and Dobbs Ferry are like without leaving home.

College Info

555 Broadway Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522-1189

Campus Setting: Suburban

Mercy College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mercy College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mercy College is Continuous processing.

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Mercy College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1020 - 1230


Math SAT Range

510 - 600


Reading SAT Range

510 - 630

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Wondering what life at Mercy College is like? There are approximately 8,615 students enrolled at Mercy College, including 6,379 undergraduate students and 2,236 graduate students. 75% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from NY and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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