Admissions Information

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $40 for graduate school at Mercy College. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40
Admission Informationhttps://www.mercy.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://www.mercy.edu/admissions/apply-now
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 81.96% and the yield is 16.72%. 2,345 men and 4,901 women applied to Mercy College and 1,751 men and 4,188 women students were accepted. Among them, 297 men and 696 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants7,2462,3454,901
Admitted5,9391,7514,188
Enrolled993297696
Acceptance Rate 81.96%74.67%85.45%
Yield 16.72%16.96%16.62%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 255 students (26% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 15 students (2%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 560 and the 25th percentile is 470. The SAT Math score is 550 (75th) and 460 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 26 (75th percentile) and 18 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing470560
SAT Math460550
ACT Composite1826
ACT Math1924
ACT English1522
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Mercy College are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,115, ACT: 65 - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Mercy College.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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