Applying to Merrimack

 

We’re excited to learn more about you through your application! Start (or continue) your application below and get in touch with us at admission@merrimack.edu if you have any questions.

COMMON APPLICATION
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MERRIMACK APPLICATION
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Please submit only one version of the application, not both. 

And a bonus? There is NO fee to apply to Merrimack!

After you apply 

You applied! Nice work! Once you submit your application, you will receive an email with further instructions to log into your application portal. Through this application portal, you’ll be able to see if we are missing any items, update your information, view your documents, and check your application status. This is also where you will be informed of your admission decision.

Freshman Checklist

In order for a freshman application to be considered “complete,” you must complete the following four items :

We encourage you to submit first quarter or trimester grades as part of your application when available. 

Applying as a transfer student?
Applying as an international student?

MERRIMACK COLLEGE A-Z APPLICATION GUIDE 

Nursing Application Checklist

*Due to challenges associated with COVID-19, standardized tests scores will not be required for students applying for nursing for the fall of 2021. 

What We Consider

Merrimack’s Admission Committee considers every aspect of your application and credentials, including the following:

Freshman Deadlines

Admission Plan Application Deadline Admission Decision Deposit Deadline
Early Decision November 1 November 15 January 15
Early Action 1 November 15 December 1 May 1
Early Action 2 January 15 February 1 May 1


Rolling

January 16 - August 1 Within a week of
application completion
Rolling (based on
time of admission)
Spring Semester January 6 Within a week of
application completion
Rolling (based on
time of admission)



Learn more about the differences between applying early decision, early action and rolling admission.

Test Scores

Merrimack College is test optional. Standardized test scores (such as the SAT or ACT) are not required for admission. However, we encourage you to submit your scores if you feel they will support or enhance your academic background.

Due to challenges associated with COVID-19, standardized tests scores will not be required for students applying for nursing for the fall of 2021. 

Mailing Info

Admission-related materials not submitted online should be mailed to:

Office of Undergraduate Admission
Merrimack College
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845