Mercy College

555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

About Mercy College

Mercy College is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in a single field other than education. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,919
Student Age% Under 2542%
 % 25 and Over58%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time56%
 % Part-time44%
Race/Ethnicity% White32.5%
 % Black23.9%
 % Asian3.3%
 % Latino24.7%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown14.1%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted59%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$17,010
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,010
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid84%
 % Undergraduates with Loans52%
 % Undergraduates with Grants81%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,356
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,140
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,224
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,706
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,980
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,980

Neighborhood Data for the Dobbs Ferry Area

Median Age42.9
Median Household Income$104,170
Total Population10,831
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.5% 53.5%
 Age 0-957.2%42.8%
 Age 10-1761.0%39.0%
 Age 18-2439.8%60.2%
 Age 25-2938.1%61.9%
 Age 30-3942.2%57.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White82.4%
 % Black6.0%
 % Asian5.8%
 % Latino12.5%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.9%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,140
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,224
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,253
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%3.9%0.0%
 $500 to $74947.8%28.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99952.2%21.0%17.5%
 Over $10000.0%47.0%62.7%
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