Mercy College

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Mercy College can be found in Dobbs Ferry, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 12,000 students enrolled per year at Mercy College.

This school has an acceptance rate of around 57% with 22% of applicants deciding to attend. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Mercy College acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 60%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Mercy College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Mercy College was reported as 57.2% in Fall 2012 with over 6,550 applications submitted to Mercy College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Mercy College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 59.8%
  • 2009-2010: 58.7%
  • 2010-2011: 60.5%
  • 2011-2012: 64.4%
  • 2012-2013: 57.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 60.1%

How Does Mercy College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Mercy College is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
CUNY Lehman College23.3%
Fordham University47.1%
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus73.4%
Yeshiva University82.2%
Ramapo College of New Jersey55.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

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