General Information About Merrimack College
Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts, and empower lives. Inspired by the Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue, our vision is to: * Prepare students to adapt creatively to tomorrow’s realities through excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and the professions; * Build a community of scholars welcoming and respecting a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs, and perspectives; * Cultivate the intellectual, moral, spiritual, physical, and personal awareness needed to make wise choices for life, career, and service; * Encourage and support scholarly work that contributes to the wisdom on which society bases its decisions; * Engage other educational institutions, industry, and agencies of social change in collaborative efforts fostering a just, peaceful, and sustainable world.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Roman Catholic
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 3,883 Percent Admitted 79% Men Admitted 74% Women Admitted 86% Full Time Retention Rate 76%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 3,047 Native American 4 Asian 43 African American 49 Hispanic 74 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,910 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 18