Misericordia University

country rank  933
world rank  3160

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University Overview

Established in 1924, Misericordia University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Dallas (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Misericordia University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Misericordia University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 94 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1924
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address 301 Lake Street
Dallas (population range: 2,500-9,999)
18612-1098 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (570) 674 6400
F +1 (570) 675 2441

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 301 Lake Street
Dallas 18612-1098
+1 (570) 674 6264
866 262 6363

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of Mercy - www.mercyhighered.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Misericordia University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education
  • PA Department of Education
  • Commission on College Nursing Education
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology


  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018