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Recognition & Rankings

  • 2016 Best Regional Colleges North

    U.S. News & World Report ranked Merrimack a Top 10 college in the United States’ North region for the fifth year in a row.


  • 2016 Best Colleges Engineering Programs

    Undergraduate engineering program rankings were based solely on peer assessment surveys. All the schools on the survey have undergraduate engineering programs accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc.

  • 2016 Best Colleges for Veterans

    U.S. News & World Report ranked Merrimack a Top 5 college in the United States’ North region for veterans.


  • Princeton Review 2016 Best College in the Northeast

    The Princeton Review has named Merrimack among the “Best of the Northeast” in its “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”

  • Money Best Colleges

    Money Magazine has again named Merrimack College one of the top U.S. colleges for ensuring its graduates’ economic success.

  • U.S. News 2015 Best Regional Colleges Up-and-Coming

    Merrimack is one of the top 10 colleges in the northern United States for the fourth year in a row — and the only regional college judged “up and coming” by higher education leadership in the northern United States.

  • 2014 - 2015 College of Distinction

    Merrimack is one of a select group of colleges to earn this prestigious designation, based on its excellence in four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant campus communities and successful outcomes.

  • Educate to Career College Rankings Index

    Merrimack is named  the Top College for “Best Value” in the 2015 edition of the Educate To Career (ETC) College Rankings Index.

    The ETC Index analyzes the quality of students when they enter a given college, the total costs related to attending the college, and the outcomes of the students when they enter the labor market.

  • Affordable Colleges High ROI Colleges

    ROI refers to the cost of attending college (investment) versus the graduate’s future earnings (return). Because college students will be spending tens of thousands of dollars a year on education, it’s important to determine a college’s ROI before making any commitments.

  • 2014 The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

    President Obama’s Corporation for National & Community Service has named Merrimack to its 2014 Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, recognizing all the community service work done by its students.
    It’s the fourth straight year Merrimack has been recognized by the award, which was created in 2006.

  • Forbes 2013 Top College

    According to the magazine, “Whether they’re in the top 10 or near the end of the list, all 610 schools in this ranking count among the best in the country: We review just 9% of the 6,600 accredited postsecondary institutions in the U.S., so appearing on our list at all is an indication that a school meets a high standard.”