“Merrimack is a place where you can grow and challenge yourself in ways you might never expect, all while having a strong support network behind you every step of the way.”
-Lily ’23

What you do here changes everything.

Driven by our Augustinian Catholic mission, Merrimack is a community filled with energy and spirit. Where big ideas become reality, passions spark careers and community service and support are at the core of everything we do. Here, we foster a culture of fun, belonging and inclusivity where affordability and accessibility to a top-tier college education is a priority for all.

Through academic excellence, experiential learning, personalized attention and cutting-edge research, we create experiences that encourage collaboration, personal growth and success.

Look around. Explore a major (or two). Get a feel for what life is like on campus. Come by for a visit to campus. We’re here to help you every step of the way and look forward to getting to know you during your college search.


Merrimack is committed to helping you get a top-ranked education that will launch a career you can be proud of.

Explore your possibilities and start thinking about life as a Warrior. We think you’ll like it here!


Flexible Majors & Competive Programs

Our 100+ career-focused majors are designed with practicality in mind to help you build the right skills and knowledge to apply in the real-world. We’ve recently added combined majors, pre-professional pathways and accelerated master’s programs to the mix. 

Go Beyond the Classroom

Take advantage of opportunities and resources outside of the classroom to customize your Merrimack experience and build a pathway that supports your dreams and goals. Communities such as Honors, Compass and Austin Scholars provide a built-in network from day one while guaranteed internships, co-ops, study abroad and research take your learning to the next level.

Career Readiness

A degree from Merrimack has a high return on investment and strong 10-year earnings. How do we do it? Through guaranteed internships, co-ops and expert career advisors who will help you create your customized career (or graduate school) path.

Community Like No Other

We have endless opportunities to find your fit, get involved and pursue what makes you happy—all while making lifelong friends (and memories!) in the process. Whether you join one of our 60+ student clubs, cheer on our athletic teams at Homecoming or give back to our local community during Mack Gives Back, there is always something to do and friends to do it with!

Health and Wellness Support

Your ability to thrive in college is directly tied to your mental, emotional and physical health. That’s why our investment in your well-being includes services and resources like our Office of Counseling and Wellness, an expanded fitness center and our campus comfort dog, Merri!


We are committed to making a private, top-tier education affordable. Not only will you get all the academic programs and resources you’d expect from a large university, but you’ll also benefit from personalized attention, added amenities and support services that are unique to Merrimack.

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From move-in day to graduation day (and every day in between), you’ll experience an unparalleled sense of belonging, community and camaraderie at Merrimack – a shared belief that we’re all in this together and capable of extraordinary things. 

25 miles to Boston
100+ academic programs