Merrimack College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Massachusetts


Merrimack College is a selective, independent college in the Catholic, Augustinian tradition whose mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives. The College offers undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts, business, science and engineering, and education programs; it also serves adults through master's programs in education and a range of certificate, licensure and degree completion offerings. Throughout the curriculum, students can take advantage of hands-on opportunities including cooperative education and internships, research with faculty, study abroad and service learning.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2143
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Faculty: 130

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1
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Contact Information

315 Turnpike Street
North Andover Massachusetts 1845


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Main Phone: 978-837-5000

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Admissions Contact:
John McLaughlin
Director, Transfer Admissions
(978) 837-5080

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Athletics Contact:
Glen Hofmann
Director, Athletics
(978) 837-5341

Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scales is required for transfer.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Only credits with a C or better are transferable.

Credits (Min/Max):
Merrimack does not publish minimum/maximum credits for transfer.

Test Scores for Applying:
The submission of SAT or ACT test scores is optional.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
One current Letter of Recommendation is required.

Essay(s) required:
The submission of an essay is required.

Application Fee:
There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
Course Catalog/Course Descriptions from each College/University attended are required. Course descriptions are needed in order to evaluate and determine transfer credit.

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We offer personal one-on-one aid counseling for students and parents at any time throughout the year. Your aid options are plentiful, and we can make the application process easier and clearer.

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