Mercy College - Live and Study in New York! Known for our diversity, affordability, diverse degree programs, and career focus, we offer over 100 undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in Business, Information Technology, Health and Natural Sciences, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

With three New York campus locations to choose from and 9 STEM programs, Mercy College is your New York City destination for a rewarding educational experience. We are committed to expanding our global network by providing a dynamic and diverse learning environment that brings people from all over the world together. Your place at Mercy lasts longer than just your time here and we’re excited to show you everything we have to offer.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal arts college

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 70%
  • Average ACT score: 23-25
  • Average SAT score: Reading and Writing 450-540, Math 440-540
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Arts, Biology, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Design, English, Film/Cinema Studies, History, Humanities, Information Sciences/Systems, International Relations, Journalism, Languages, Law, Liberal Arts, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations/Affairs, Social Work, Sociology, Veterinary Medicine
  • Full list of majors available:


  • International students are eligible for: Need based financial aid (on a case-by-case basis), Merit-based scholarships
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $35,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division II
  • Varsity sportsMen's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Field Hockey, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Volleyball