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Merrimack College

North Andover, MA
#9

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Merrimack college was founded in 1947 by the Order of St. Augustine as a private institution. The college is situated on 220 acres in North Andover, Mass. Just outside of Boston, Mass. The school takes pride in the fact that it offers ABET-accredited engineering programs. The school also offers more than 20 varsity sports for men and women, including Division I men's ice hockey team and has several alumni NHL players.

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Quick Facts


315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845

2014-2015 Tuition

$36,215 Tuition and Fees

Students

2752 undergraduate students
51% male / 49% female

Admission

February 15 application deadline
78.6% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1947

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Technology, Computer Science, Education, General, Special Education and Teaching, General, Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs, Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Teacher Education, Multiple Levels, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Civil Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology, Exercise Physiology, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Italian Studies, Women's Studies, Digital Arts, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General, Athletic Training/Trainer, Pre-Physical Therapy Studies, Public Health, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Communication and Media Studies

Minors Offered

Computer Science, Education, General, Computer Engineering, General, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Exercise Physiology, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Experimental Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Criminology, Economics, General, American Government and Politics (United States), Sociology, Italian Studies, Women's Studies, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Music, Theatre/Theatre Arts Management, Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General, Business Administration and Management, General, American History (United States), European History, Political Communication

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,752
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,602
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 120
Percent of male undergraduates: 51%
Percent of female undergraduates: 49%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 1 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 1
Burglary 26 12 18
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 1 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 20 7 13
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A N/A
Aggravated assault N/A N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 4 4
Drug law violations 2 4 6
Liquor law violations 9 23 5
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 0 3 0
Liquor law violations 2 3 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A N/A
Drug law violations N/A N/A N/A
Liquor law violations N/A N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.