Merrimack College

country rank  704
world rank  1954

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Founded in 1947, Merrimack College is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of North Andover (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Merrimack College (Merrimack) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Merrimack College (Merrimack) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 73 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Merrimack also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym Merrimack
Founded 1947
Motto Per Scientiam Ad Sapientiam
Through Knowledge to Wisdom
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 315 Turnpike Street
North Andover
01845 Massachusetts
United States
Tel +1 (978) 837 5000
Fax +1 (978) 837 5222

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 315 Turnpike Street
North Andover 01845
(978) 837 5100

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Order of Saint Augustine - www.augustinians.net

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Merrimack College's Library
Merrimack College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 90,940 physical volumes, 4,683 physical media, 5,652 digital/electronic medium and 231 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Merrimack College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,613 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1953


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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