“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!


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Flexible Majors & Programs

Our 100+ academic programs are ready to meet real-world market demand and we’ve recently added 3-year bachelor degrees and accelerated master’s programs to the mix. Don’t know what you want to study? Our Discover Program is designed to support students entering undecided.

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Guaranteed Internships

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

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Unparalleled Support

We have the resources you need to thrive on every level. You’ll have free tutoring, 24/7 mental health services, nutrition and fitness resources and a team of support, including a success coach, invested in your well-being.

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Community Like No Other

You’ll find your people, build lasting relationships and enjoy the sense of belonging that’s part of our DNA. Plus, inspired by our mission, our volunteer opportunities and community partnerships enable you to support the causes you care about and make a difference in the lives of others.

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Everything We Do Is For You

We are at our best when our students are at their best. Everything we do—from launching new programs and investing in campus spaces—is done with you in mind. We are constantly evolving and embracing new opportunities to improve your student experience and make your time here the best it can be.


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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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.

4,000 undergraduate students and 1,400 graduate students from 36 states and 42 countries
15:1 student to faculty ratio
22 average size
97% career outcomes rate of 2021 graduates after nine months
25 miles to Boston
100+ academic programs
86% participation in internships and co-ops