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Fast Facts


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Merrimack College was founded in 1947

The campus is composed of 220 acres which reach across 2 towns, North Andover and Andover, MA

Merrimack offers over 90 academic programs

In Fall 2013, Merrimack’s degree-seeking enrollment was 2,975 students (2722 undergraduate students and 253 graduate students)

Minority students make up 13% of the traditional undergraduate population.

Six percent of traditional undergraduate students are international.

32% of the traditional undergraduate students come from outside of Massachusetts; 14% are from outside of New England.

Merrimack has 156 full-time faculty members

The student to faculty ratio is 13:1

Undergraduate tuition, fees, and typical room & board for the ’13-’14 academic year is $47,235.

Merrimack has been ranked one of the top 10 best colleges in the Northeast for the last 3 years by U.S. News and World Report and is consistently rated a “Best in the Northeast” college by Princeton Review.