Mercy Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Mercy College is ranked 92nd in New York Colleges, 48th in Federal Region II.
Next statements evaluate Mercy College by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($19,594) is relatively inexpensive.
  • The acceptance rate (82%) is higher (easy to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (985 SAT, 21 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (9,031) is very large.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (81 programs).
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New York Colleges
#92 in New York Colleges
Federal Region II
#48 in Federal Region II

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Mercy are $19,594 and it is relatively inexpensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College $19,594

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $26,737

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $27,722

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Mercy are $16,806 and it is relatively inexpensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College $16,806

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $18,688

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $23,572

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Mercy is 82% and it is higher (easy to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 82%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 66%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 68%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Mercy is 18% and the yield is very lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 18%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 35%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 43%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Mercy is 985 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 985

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 1,132

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 1,206

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Mercy is 21 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 21

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 69

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 77

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Mercy is 44% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 44%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 56%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 59%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Mercy is 35% and it is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 35%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 25%

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 28%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Mercy is 75% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 75%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 78%

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Student Population

The total student population at Mercy is 9,031 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 9,031

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 2,477

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 2,948

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Mercy is $11,119 which is 56.75% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College $11,119

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $16,488

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $17,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Mercy is 17 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 17 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

Mercy offers 81 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 81

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 45

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 46

Number of Online Programs

Mercy offers 42 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Mercy College 42

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12

4-Years or High Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 10

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