Merrimack College (Merrimac)

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Merrimac can be found in North Andover, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Merrimac has an enrollment of over 2,300 students.

Approximately 80 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Merrimack College, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 16 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Merrimac Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Merrimack College was reported as 78.6% in Fall 2013 with over 6,310 college applications submitted to this school. 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 Merrimack College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 79.3%
  • 2010-2011: 78.3%
  • 2011-2012: 87.9%
  • 2012-2013: 77.0%
  • 2013-2014: 78.6%
  • Projected Merrimac Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 79.8%

How Does Merrimac Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Merrimack College is forty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Gordon College43.1%
Rivier University89.3%
Emerson College48.0%
Fisher College62.7%
The Boston Conservatory36.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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