Mercy College is a four-year, private institution founded by the Sisters of Mercy as a junior college in 1950. It is committed to providing motivated students the opportunity to transform their lives through higher education by offering liberal arts and professional programs in personalized and high quality learning environments. Graduate education at Mercy College prepares students for professional practice, leadership, and scholarship. Students acquire, develop, and apply the knowledge and competencies needed in their respective fields.
Mercy has campuses in Dobbs Ferry, the Bronx, Manhattan, White Plains, and Yorktown. At Mercy, students can take courses during the day, in the evening and completely online.
Mercy College offers a quality liberal arts and professional education within its five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Nearly 10 000 students study in more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs.
Mercy College offers three ways to apply: online, download a PDF version of the desired application, or request a print application online.
Mercy offers countless forms of financial aid. Types of Financial Aid available:
- Federal PELL Grant
- Federal Achievement Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Federal SMART Grant
- Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
- Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan
- Federal Graduate PLUS Loan
- Federal Parent Plus Loan (Loans to parents)
- New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
- Federal Work Study
- Mercy College Assistance Grant.