Merrimack College is on a 220-acre campus in a suburban setting in North Andover, Massachusetts, not far from Boston. Merrimack College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Merrimack College also has fraternities and sororities.
Merrimack College has a thriving Onstagers. In fact, more students participate in Onstagers than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Merrimack College include Live to Give (Relay for Life), Zeta Tau Alpha, WMCK and Young Athletes Program/Special Olympics.
Merrimack College students' favorite campus events are Spring Concert, Block Party and Relay for Life.
Merrimack College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Merrimack College students live on campus. In 2021, 71% of undergrads at Merrimack College lived in some kind of on-campus housing. There are 2,767 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,015 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,722 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Merrimack College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Merrimack College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Merrimack College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Ice Hockey||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Lacrosse||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||Club Teams||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||Club Teams||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
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.
Merrimack College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Merrimack College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Merrimack College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Merrimack College, take Interstate 495 to North Andover, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Logan International airport.
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