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About Us

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, businessscience and engineering, and education; it also offers graduate programs and a range of bachelor’s degree completion programs.

Throughout the curriculum, students can take advantage of hands-on opportunities including cooperative education and internships, research with faculty, study abroad and service learning.  And, because our curriculum emphasizes the liberal arts, graduates are prepared to be imaginative, analytical, aware of trends and historical perspectives, clear thinking, and adaptable to changes in their career. 

In the Augustinian Tradition

Merrimack’s community is committed to scholarship and service to others, and provides students myriad opportunities to develop intellectually, spiritually, socially and ethically.  At Merrimack, our dedication to the Augustinian values of hospitality, community, and the pursuit of truth will make you feel right at home as you explore the world and gain the experiences you need to chart your future.

  • Over 2900 full-time undergraduates and 400 graduate students representing 22 states and 17 countries
  • 90+ academic programs
  • 13-to-1 student-teacher ratio
  • Strong cooperative education program for all majors, study abroad, internships and career services programs
  • Just 25 minutes north of Boston
  • 75% of students reside on campus
  • More than 50 student clubs and activities
  • NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey and 23 men’s and women’s NCAA Division II sports