Welcome to Merrimack

One of the fastest-growing educational institutions in the country, Merrimack College is a selective, private college in a beautiful, residential setting — just minutes from Boston. 
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The college features more than 100 career-focused undergraduate, professional and graduate programs, all taught by exceptional faculty who are passionate about their subject and student success.

Merrimack prepares students to build the skills and knowledge today’s employers want. Whether it be business, health sciences, education, science, technology or liberal arts, Merrimack programs offer a tailored experience that aligns with student’s personal and professional goals, enriched by its Catholic Augustinian heritage.

Why Merrimack?

Academic programs that prepare you for the career you want.

Through our schools of science and engineeringbusiness; education and social policy; health sciences, and liberal arts, we offer more than 100 academic programs — including one that’s undoubtedly right for you. 

Everything (and everyone) you need to succeed.

Here, you’re never on your own. From academic advisors and career counselors, to resume workshops and networking events, you’ll find all the people and resources you need to meet your goals.

Faculty who truly care — about their subject and you.

At Merrimack, we believe that small classes deliver big ideas. With our 14:1 student-faculty ratio, you’ll get to know your professors — experts who have literally been there and done that and want to help you do the same.

Our I-love-it-here community.

From one-of-a-kind traditions to scream-your-head-off Division I games, plus countless chances to give back by doing good, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your college experience a memorable one.

Location, location, location.

Sun-soaked trees lining grassy quads. Winding brick paths and beautiful fall foliage. Rolling hills covered by a blanket of snow. Our 220-acre campus is pretty Instagram-worthy (all year round) — and only 30 minutes from Boston.     

More affordable than you may think.

Your degree is an investment — and we think it should be an affordable one. That’s why 99 percent of students receive a grant and/or scholarship. Once you factor in financial aid options, the cost of Merrimack comes close to that of a state institution. 

Outcomes that speak for themselves.

A degree is only as valuable as where it can take you. And based on our alumni career statistics, Merrimack is on the right track. With a 96 percent career outcomes rate and salaries that are 60 percent higher than the national average 10 years post-graduation, you can feel good about your decision to pursue a degree at Merrimack College.

A reputation that precedes us.

Not only is Merrimack one of the fastest-growing colleges in the nation, we’re recognized across the country for our excellence and value.
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