Founded in 1950, Mercy College is a private, not-for-profit higher education institution. Mercy College offers a quality liberal arts and professional education within its five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The Yorktown Heights includes 25 classrooms, library, two computer labs, writing center, math lab, learning center, Student lounge, Faculty lounge, community room, Admissions, Advising, Career Development, Student Financial Services, and School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Students have the flexible option of combining available Yorktown courses with major courses available at the Dobbs Ferry campus or online distance learning. Cafeteria services are available. The library presently has 80,000 volumes and has been designated a federal depository for government publications. The campus is immediately adjacent to Franklin Delano Roosevelt State Park with extensive outdoor recreational facilities. The location is easily accessible by car from Northern Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess and Fairfield Counties. Ample parking is available.
2651 Strang Blvd., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
All applications for Admissions should be sent to:
Mercy College, Office of Admissions 555 Broadway Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
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All athletics are run out of the Dobbs Ferry campus. All students at any campus are welcome to participate.
Mercy College is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division II level and a member of the East Coast Conference. The College offers intercollegiate, intramural and recreational sports. All full-time students (at least 12 credits) in good academic standing are eligible to try out for college teams. Freshmen who qualify under NCAA eligibility rules are immediately eligible for varsity competition, and transfer students are welcomed under provisions of the regulations of the NCAA. Men's athletic teams include baseball, basketball, lacrosse and soccer. Women's athletic teams compete in basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball and volleyball. The baseball, lacrosse, soccer and field hockey teams, in addition to numerous local community high school and youth groups, play on a new, eco-friendly turf field on the Dobbs Ferry campus, overlooking the Hudson River.
Facilities: Victory Gym, Mercy Gym (men's and women's basketball, and women's volleyball), Mavericks Field - brand-new Turf field (men's and women's soccer, field hockey, men's and women's lacrosse, baseball), Outdoor handball courts, Smith Field (softball), Outdoor basketball courts, Fitness center (in Victory Hall), Tennis courts
Clubs and Activities
Mercy College has both Academic and Social Clubs available for students.
Our clubs are as diverse as our students-from art to dance to charity to modeling Mercy College pushes its students to strive for success in all their interests. Some of our current Social Clubs are: Black Student Union (BSU), Caribbean Student Association (CSA), Intensified Image Dance Team, Lions Club, Mercy College Models (MCM), No Mercy: Step Team, Anime Club, CAPCCC Child Abuse Prevention Center Collegiate Club, Cheerleading, GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) Club, HELP Campus Ministry Club, Maverick Society, Performing Faces Drama Club of Mercy College, ROTARACT Club, S.A.D.D. Club, Science Club, Veterans Club
Activities Include: Activities Expo, Asian Art, Bead Necklaces, Black History Month Movie, Book Drive, Caricaturist, Coat Drive, Cotton Candy, Dog Tags, End of Year Luncheon, Food Drive, Holiday Desserts, Holiday Party, License Plate Art, Manicures, Massage Therapy
At Mercy College your education does not stop in the classroom. Our academic clubs foster mentorship, professional networking, student community and events to give you the behind-the-scenes expertise for your future career.
No clubs are active at the Yorktown campus. However, students are welcome to join clubs in Dobbs Ferry. Clubs based at the Dobbs Ferry Campus include: Accounting Society, Billiards Club, Black Student Union (BSU), Caribbean Student Association (CSA), Colleges Against Cancer, Dance Club, ENVISAJ, Exercise Science Club, Fast Forward Entertainment, Finance Club, GLOWUP, HELP Campus Ministry Club, Marketing Club, Maverick Society, Mercy Style Maverick Magazine, Model United Nations Team, Muslim Student Association, National Society of Collegiate Scholars of Mercy College, National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, ROTARACT Club, S.A.D.D. Club, Spirit Squad, Student Government Association, Student Veterans Club, The Impact Student Newspaper, Veterinary Technology Club, Video Game Club
Enrollment for Fall 2015
All campuses - 59% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
All campuses - 41% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||21.1% (all campuses)||22.2% (all campuses)|
|% Asian||3.7% (all campuses)||4.2% (all campuses)|
|% Hispanic / Latino||32.6% (all campuses)||20.8% (all campuses)|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||31.5% (all campuses)||45.5% (all campuses)|
|% American Indian / Alaskan Native||0.2% (all campuses)||0.2% (all campuses)|
|% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||0.2% (all campuses)||0.2% (all campuses)|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||1.1% (all campuses)||1.7% (all campuses)|
|% Two or more races||1.6% (all campuses)||1.2% (all campuses)|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||7.9% (all campuses)||4.0% (all campuses)|
Tuition Information for 2015-2016
Financial Aid Deadlines
Transfers: College's application; HS transcript or GED; college transcript; recommendation letter; $40 fee
International: College's application; TOEFL; HS transcript or GED; recommendation letter from counselor or school official; $40 fee