Awards and Recognition

Merrimack College has been honored with a number of local and national awards. We are proud to share some of the recent accolades we have received.

Money magazine named Merrimack College to its Best Colleges 2019 list.Money Magazine
Best Colleges
Most Transformative 
Merrimack named to Money’s Best Colleges 2019 list that recognizes schools that successfully combine quality and affordability. Merrimack also made its list of the 50 Most Transformative Colleges in the United States, based on student outcomes that far exceed expectations.


U.S. News & World Report recognized Merrimack CollegeU.S. News & World Report
Most Innovative Schools (#10)
Best Undergraduate Teaching (#35)
Best Value Schools (#42)
Regional Universities North (#46)
Best Undergraduate Engineering (#110)
Top Performers on Social Mobility (#138)


The Princeton Review named Merrimack College to its 2020 Best Regional Colleges list.The Princeton Review
Best Northeastern Regional Colleges

Merrimack College is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Review.


Apple distinguished school logoApple Inc.
Apple Distinguished School
Merrimack College became only the third higher education institution in New England to be recognized as an Apple Distinguished School.


Forbes named Merrimack College to its 2019 America's Top Colleges list.Forbes
America’s Top Colleges

Forbes named Merrimack a top college, ranking 151 in the northeast, adding its name to an elite group of colleges and universities reviewed by the magazine.