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Merrimack – You’re the Reason for Everything We Do

Merrimack College is a private Augustinian Catholic college located just north of Boston, Mass., and is home to 3,500 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students from 34 states and 32 countries. Merrimack offers over 100 academic programs in liberal arts, health sciences, business, science and engineering, and education and social policy.

You’re the Reason for Everything We Do

From the academics and residence halls to athletics and spirit-rousing traditions — it’s all about you. Merrimack is devoted to going the extra mile to help students (like you) find your footing, and achieve personal academic, and career success, as you make a difference in your community and out in the world.


Your Merrimack experience is 100 percent personalized, but you'll never go at it alone. You’ll be mentored by Merrimack’s distinguished faculty members who are experts in their field and are devoted to your success. They take a deep interest in your studies and will help you bring learning to life.


Truth be told, an education is only as good as where it can take you. That’s why Merrimack’s in-demand academic programs are strategically designed to help you build the skills and knowledge that today’s employers want. Within nine months of graduation, the Class of 2017 has a 96 percent career outcomes rate.


Let’s face it: Anyone can achieve success once. Sustaining it takes hard work and the right mix of people and resources. At Merrimack, they think they’ve got the secret sauce. From your first day at Merrimack until graduation day, Merrimack’s wraparound academic and career support services will set you up for achievable, repeatable, measurable success.

A Community that Feels Like Home

Merrimack’s caring, tight-knit campus community will help make your college years some of the best of your life. And with 60+ student and service organizations and 40+ sports, you’ll find endless ways to get involved and find your place.


The cost to attend Merrimack may surprise you (in a good way). The average annual tuition and fees — excluding housing — after scholarships and grants is $18,500. Not only do you get all the academic programs you’d expect from a large school, you also benefit from small classes, added amenities, and support services that only a smaller, private college can offer — all at a price that comes close to that of a state university.

College At-A-Glance

  • Location: North Andover, Massachusetts; students enjoy small-town perks and big-city access at Merrimack College. With downtown Andover’s boutiques and bookstores within walking distance and Boston’s culture and career opportunities just 25 miles away, Merrimack offers students the best of both worlds.

  • Type: Merrimack is a private Catholic college with an Augustinian heritage.

  • Size of campus: welcoming campus on 220 acres

  • Number of Students: 3,500 undergraduate students, 700 graduate students

  • Number of Faculty: 211 full-time faculty

  • Academics: Merrimack’s schools (Girard School of Business, School of Education and Social Policy, School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts, School of Science and Engineering) offer more than 100 innovative academic programs.

  • Geographic Diversity: students come from 34 states and 32 countries.

  • Test Score requirements: Merrimack is a test-optional school.

  • Application Deadlines and Fees: Early Action 1/Early Decision: November 15; Early Action 2: January 15; Regular Decision: February 15; no application fee.

Is Merrimack Right for You?

The campus, the residence halls, the food, the total vibe. The only way to find out what they’re really like is by coming for a visit!

At Merrimack, your on-campus experience is tailored just for you. Like science? Check out one of Merrimack’s state-of-the-art labs. Interested in technology? You’ll see how students are applying 3D printers in everyday life. Devoted to your art? Find out about Merrimack’s theater program and music clubs. Looking to study business? Tour Crowe Hall, home of the Girard School of Business with 19 Bloomberg terminals. You get the picture. From health sciences to engineering to education to liberal arts to business, you’ll have a chance to dive into, well, whatever you’re into.

Schedule your visit and reserve a limited edition T-shirt at or by calling (978) 837-5100 (#1).

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