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Campus Visits Contact

Anne Gilligan-Evans
Senior Director of Admissions

555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522



Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Waterfront campus on the Hudson River
New State-of-the-Art Library
Victory Cafe
Music and Recording Studio
School of Business State-of-Art Trading Floor
Founded in 1950, Mercy College is a private, not-for-profit institution offering a curriculum of liberal arts and sciences education as well as pre-professional and professional programs. Mercy offers more than 90 academic programs across five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy offers an engaging and personalized learning experience that includes the College’s revolutionary Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT) program, which is the first of its kind and now serves as a nationally recognized model for mentoring. Ranked as one of the most affordable, not-for profit, private institutions in the country, Mercy is committed to preparing students for rewarding, in-demand careers. Students receive individualized attention with a student to faculty ratio of 17:1. The main campus is located in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., 25 miles north of New York City, with additional locations in Manhattan, Bronx, Yorktown Heights and Online. Opportunities for students include the prestigious Honors Program, competitive Division II athletics, diverse student clubs and organizations, study abroad opportunities, and community service projects. The College was named one of 200 unique Colleges of Distinctions nationally, and has been named Best Return on Tuition Investment by Payscale.com, Best Lifetime Return on Investment by AffordableCollegesOnline.org, ranked in the top 15 percent of military friendly colleges nationwide by GI Jobs Magazine and Victory Media, and ranked in the top 15 percent of Online Graduate Nursing Programs by US News. The Honors program has been named a Smart Choice Honors Program by Peterson's Honors Programs and Colleges Guide. Mercy College has a rich traditional of giving back and was named a 2015 national leader in community service by the Presidents Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Madison Square Garden
Times Square
Central Park
Empire State Building
Broadway Shows
Major League Baseball Events, Six Flags Theme Park, NBA Games

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday and Saturdays
9 am to 5 pm M-F; 10 am to 2 pm Sat

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 30 min.

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews

Information Sessions


Faculty and Coach Visits

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Advance Notice

Contact Email Address for Visit

Class Visits

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Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available


Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Metro-North Train, Public buses, JFK Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Westchester County Airport, Taxi

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Lower Westchester County & New York City: Saw Mill River Parkway (North): To Dobbs Ferry Exit. Turn left onto Ashford Avenue. Turn right onto Broadway (Rt. 9), continue 1/2 mile to entrance on left. New York Thruway (North): To Exit 7, Ardsley. Turn right at end of ramp and continue to traffic light. Turn left onto Ashford Avenue. Follow route as above. From Northern Westchester & Putnam Counties: Saw Mill River Parkway (South): To Dobbs Ferry Exit. Exit onto Ashford Avenue. Follow route as above From Rockland & Orange Counties & New Jersey: Tappan Zee Bridge: Exit immediately after toll (exit 9). Turn left at end of ramp onto Broadway (Rt. 9). Continue 4 miles on entrance on right. From Westchester County & Connecticut: Cross Westchester Expressway (West), to New York Thruway (North): To Exit 9, last exit before Tappan Zee Bridge. Turn left at end of ramp onto Rt. 119. Turn left at traffic light onto Broadway (Rt.9). Continue 4 miles to entrance on right. Train Schedule Mercy College is just a short walk from the Ardsley-on-Hudson Station of the Metro North Hudson Line.


Applicants: 6,851
Acceptance Rate: 79%
Average HS GPA: 2.99



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