Office of Admission, Austin HallNorth Andover, MA 01845 978-837-5100
About Merrimack College
  • Year of Foundation 1947
  • Size of Campus 220 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,154
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50%, 50%, 35%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 30,780
  • Room and Board $10,700
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 60
  • Enrollment No. 2,057
The College offers undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts, business, science and engineering, and education programs; it also offers master’s programs in education and a range of certificate, licensure and degree completion programs. Our entire community has had the opportunity to provide their thoughts and to help shape the future of Merrimack College. This will continue to be very important as we embark on our strategic planning process. This mission and vision statement is our guiding beacon for the future.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Brothers & Sisters United, Latinos of Merrimack
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frats 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Family Weekend, Cram Jam (during finals), Winter Weekend, Spring Weekend, concerts, hockey games, other sporting events
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of honor societies Order of Omega, Sigma XI, Chi Epsilon
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) M. O. R. E. , Respect Life, Justice & Peace Coalition
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (25), Manchester (33)
  • Distance to nearest train Andover (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 21%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 13%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (83%), women's dorms (6%), men's dorms (4%), apartment for single students (5%), special housing for disabled students (1%), special housing for international students (1%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 12%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 54%
  • Number of students using college housing 76%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 150
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,777
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 140
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 6,902
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,800
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Augustinian Collection, Jewish-Christian Collection
  • Number Of Books in Library 117,681
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Observatory (open to the public one night per week). McCoy Art Gallery, located in the Rogers Center for the Arts.
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,037
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 11,997
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 300
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 21%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Weston and Sampson Engineering, Raytheon, Putnam, Wells Fargo, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Fiedlity, Massachusetts Dept of Human Services, Waddell and Reed, Arqule, Phillips Medical Systems, PriceWaterhouse Coopers
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 1 year 94%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Massachusetts-Lowell)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 91%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 97%
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