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Mercyhurst College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $20,364 $21,876 $23,286 $24,351 4.6%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,458 $8,408 $8,819 $9,069 2.8%
Other $2,000 $1,200 $1,600 $1,600 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,400 $7,100 $8,330 $8,740 4.9%
Other $2,000 $2,200 $2,600 $2,700 3.8%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $1,500 $2,200 $2,600 $2,700 3.8%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $30,822 $32,484 $34,705 $36,020 3.8%
Off Campus $28,764 $32,176 $35,216 $36,791 4.5%
Off Campus with Family $22,864 $25,076 $26,886 $28,051 4.3%

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Map of Mercyhurst College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,990 1,224 1,766
Percent admitted 74% 71% 76%
Percent admitted who enrolled 31% 32% 30%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)   X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 524 77%
ACT 245 36%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 470 570
SAT Math 470 580
SAT Writing 460 560
ACT Composite 21 25
ACT English 20 25
ACT Math 19 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education 7/1/1931 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics 1/1/1977 - 6/30/2009 Resigned
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTAA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant 5/1/1996 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1996 -   Accredited