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Mercy College Student Life

Mercy College is on a 66-acre campus in a suburban setting in Dobbs Ferry, New York, not far from New York City. Mercy College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Mercy College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Mercy College has a thriving Model United Nations. In fact, more students participate in Model United Nations than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Mercy College include Honors Club and 17 National Honor Societies, Mercy Gives Back, Maverick Society and ROTARACT Club for Community Volunteer Service.

Mercy College students' favorite campus traditions are Founder's Day/Alumni Weekend, March Madness Tournament and Broadway Shows and Major League Baseball events.

Mercy College Housing

Mercy College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of Mercy College students live on campus. In 2021, 7% of undergrads at Mercy College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 93% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mercy College. There are 806 spots available in on-campus housing for all 7,080 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 471 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 40% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Mercy College offers coed housing and .

Is Mercy College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Mercy College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mercy College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Mercy College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Mercy College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Mercy College, take Interstate 87 to Dobbs Ferry, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy, Westchester County airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Mercy College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Mercy College Students

71%

Women

29%

Men

80%

Full Time

20%

Part Time

93%

In State

7%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

43%

27%

17%

6%

4%

2%

1%

0.25%

0.20%

Undergraduate Students

7,080

Graduate Students

2,467

Non-Resident / International Students

80

Mercy College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,547

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

82%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$20,378

Out-of-State

$20,378

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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