Mercy College is a private, not for profit institution offering more than 90 challenging degree programs to undergraduate and graduate students within five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The main campus is located in Dobbs Ferry, NY with additional locations in Manhattan, Bronx and Yorktown Heights. Challenging opportunities include the prestigious Honors Program - one of the first in New York State; its nationally-recognized, revolutionary PACT program – the first such endeavor in the country to pair students with professionally trained mentors; and competitive Division II athletics. The College is proud to be one of the most affordable private institutions in the country, committed to preparing an increasing number of students for rewarding, in-demand careers. It is listed as one of 200 "Colleges of Distinction" for "engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes." Mercy College has several Fulbright scholars among its faculty and students, and this year saw the creation of Centers of Academic Excellence within its School of Business – including institutes for Entrepreneurship, Strategic Consulting and International Business. Mercy's online graduate Nursing program is listed among the nation's 100 best. The College was recently named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
With Mercy College Online, you can earn an undergraduate or graduate
degree from the comfort and convenience of your own home or office.
There is an impressive selection of degree programs at the college, and
fields of study include:
* Behavioral Science
* Computer Information Systems
* Criminal Justice
* English Literature
* Human Resources Management
* Nursing Education
* Organizational Leadership
* Web Strategy and Design
As an accredited college, the school is able to offer students financial
aid to help them pay for their education. Tuition rates vary by program.
The following are required for admissions to the school:
* Immunization forms
* Official transcripts
* Placement test
* Recommendation letters
Online education is certainly a nice option for those who have demanding
schedules. The school’s useful self-evaluation tool can help prospective
students determine if distance learning is going to be suitable for their
needs and skills.
Potential applicants might also like to know that there are four ways to
learn through Mercy Online: blended, hybrid, online and web-enhanced.
Applicants can visit the school’s website and click on student resources
for more information on the various online learning modalities.
Other resources available for online students include academic advising,
counseling, an online bookstore and library, technical support and much