Learn more about 1,110 freshmen and 100 transfer students who enrolled at Merrimack in the fall of 2018.

Geographic breakdown:

  • Massachusetts: 69%
  • New England: 20%
  • Other states: 9%

  • International: 2%

85% of first-year students live on campus

83% from public high schools

17% from private high schools

17% students of color

What they did in high school:

  • Sports: 75%
  • Part-time work: 48% 

  • Community service: 48%
  • Music/dance/theater: 16%

Academic Profile
GPA on a weighted 4.0 scale

3.5 and Above 30%
3.0-3.4 34%
2.5-2.9 29%
Below 2.5 7%


Average GPA 3.2

Average SAT Score 1111

Average ACT score: 23