Merrimack College

315 Turnpike St, North andover, MA 1845
Tel: (978)837-5000
Private not-for-profit | 2,657 students
Merrimack College, a small, comprehensive, modern Catholic center of higher learning in the Northeast, reflects in its policies the teaching traditions of the founding Order of St. Augustine: to provide, in a Christian, values-sensitive environment, the opportunity for its students to develop a mature intellectual, cultural, social, emotional, and moral awareness; to combine professional training of high-quality with a commitment to an integrated liberal arts component in all courses of study; to act as a major educational resource for individuals and for the Merrimack Valley community and beyond.

School Overview:

Merrimack College
CountyEssex County, MA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
178 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,657 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,455 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
202 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
2,429 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
228 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
5%3%
% Black
2%6%
% White
90%84%
% Two or more races
1%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$33,920$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$33,920$24,744
 
Tuition29310
Percent Admitted77%64%

School Notes:

  • Merrimack offers 35 majors including Digital Media Arts, Sports Medicine and Health Science/R.N. Pre-professional programs in pre-dental, pre-med and pre-law are available. The college offers a four-year and a five-year Cooperative Education program for all majors. It is one of the best nationally and one of the longest-running in the Northeast. Merrimack offers a master’s degree in Elementary Education. The program received accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) in 2003.
  • The Merrimack curriculum has three principal aims: To develop students’ academic and analytic skills, To engage students in active learning, To develop in students a coherent understanding of the world.
  • For more than a decade, U.S. News & World Report named Merrimack College a top liberal arts college in its rankings of colleges nationwide.
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