Mercy College Reviews

3.26 out of 5 stars
(13 Reviews)
  • Dobbs Ferry (NY)
  • Annual Tuition: $19,042
67% of 13 students said this degree improved their career prospects
69% of 13 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
CAROL - 7/26/2019
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2012
"Mercy College has great counselors that guide you through the whole process. They check in on you often to make sure you are on the right track for the degree selected. I like the small class rooms because it allows more 1 on 1 time with the professors."
1.3 out of 5 stars
Genesis - 3/5/2019
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2017
"Absolutely horrible!!!! I have 2 weeks trying to register for courses and it's been insane. Very poor attention, everyone is leading students from one thing to the other and I'm in graduate school now. I've been in Mercy for a while and the attention is poor.. I just stood because of being comfortable already. As an undergraduate, they messed up my credits and told me one thing or the other prior to me graduating. So unprofessional!! No one knows anything because they keep switching staffs because this school has no stability, high turnover rate!!!"
1.0 out of 5 stars
Student - 5/26/2018
Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2017
"This school has poor education , poor teaching and very unorganized , very unprofessional , this place lies about everything the pact counselors are young and dumb so they dont know much and you think you have help when you really dont shame on this school"
4.1 out of 5 stars
Sarah - 4/29/2018
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2017
"I have attended Mercy College and received my B.S. in Behavioral Sciences. I had such a pleasant experience. Most of my classes were taken online, as I did not live nearby. The professors were so knowledgeable and eager to share their insight and experiences. I definitely recommend Mercy College!"
1.3 out of 5 stars
Lauren - 3/29/2018
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016
"As being a previous student I recommend this college to absolutely NO ONE. They are the most unorganized administration you would ever deal with. You deal with a different person each time you try to communicate with them. Each person says something different and doesn't follow through with what they are supposed to help you with when it comes to sending paperwork or finances. They claim they are there to help you, but are useless & mess everything up and blame it on the student. Most the time your lucky if you get a phone call or email back. I can go on and on about the incompetence of this college. Everyone i know that dealt with the school says the same thing. Think twice before attending."
3.0 out of 5 stars
Sally - 3/30/2017
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2016
"Professors are mostly people with UN and NGO experience that helps us push ourselves to understand today's world issues. Also it is required to participate Model UN to get hands on experience. I just wish that the program would help students get into internships or jobs that relate to our major."
3.3 out of 5 stars
CMN - 3/20/2017
Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2015
"Mercy College is great for those looking for a private institution at an inexpensive cost (comparatively) to other private institutions. I had some pretty great professors like Prof. L, Prof. M, and Prof. R. They made my time at Mercy College much more positive and enjoyable. They made classes interactive, entertaining, and informative which made the experience much more enjoyable overall. Unfortunately, I don't have a lot of positive things to say about many other professors at this school. They seem to take the approach of just throwing information at you in a lecture, and they lack enthusiasm for their job. The student population overall is positive, and the diversity in the school is good. Administration and registrar can be a hassle at times, but that's any school. From the time I enrolled to the time I left, the facilities were being fixed and transformed. The main campus (Dobbs Ferry) looks a lot better now than it did in 2009. Mercy College is a great school for business, medical, veterinarian, math, and psychology students, but for those in humanities or the arts, I'd say look elsewhere."
3.5 out of 5 stars
Linnea Leger - 3/3/2017
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2017
"Mercy college has a fantastic social work staff and department, but that's about all it has. The rigor of the social work classes is challenging and on par with what I desire as a student but the general education classes are laughably easy. Parking is a nightmare, the cafeterias are overpriced and underwhelming in both quality, selection, and attention to dietary restrictions, and the security staff is terrible to the point where I have feared for the safety of myself and fellow students under their "protection." Financial aid and other administrative counselors are incredibly incompetent and often leave you worse than has you not saught their help. The school has no community or culture as a largely commuter school, and I have never felt any sense of school pride instilled in me by the lame efforts of student life. I recommend my program and it's professors highly, but I cannot wait to graduate and move on to a graduate school with more to offer me."
3.5 out of 5 stars
Perel - 12/26/2016
Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2016
"I received my BA from mercy college and I am currently enrolled in their masters education program. Majority of my classes were taken online. Personally, the online program worked for me. I am a mother of three beautiful children and work full time, the adjustability of online classes cannot compare to in class. I loved all my professors and learned a lot from each course. The course requirements was reasonable and very on point to my career. In conclusion, I would highly recommend my school because the classes were very interesting and the professors were very negotiable and understanding, I am looking forward to another semester at Mercy online!! Thanks to the incredible courses I am the teacher I am today. I have confidence in my teachings and feel prepared to enter the education system!"
4.7 out of 5 stars
Amanda Cruz - 12/20/2016
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017
"It is unquestionable that Mercy College has provided a wonderful learning experience for me, as a student looking to enter graduate school in the fall of 2017. Firstly, the professors that I've had, not only in my major but in other required elective classes, were nothing but supportive and helpful. Although, the material being learned may be very difficult at times there is not one time I can say I was afraid to ask a professor for help. They are also very organized as a whole, and I mention this due to the fact that I believe organization is very important when teaching difficult material to a large amount of people. The fact that the college gives a lot of financial support to many students of lower income status has helped me greatly, because I don't know what I would have done without this aid. On the other hand, the campus is beautiful and relaxing, and doesn't have any sororities and fraternities. Meaning it is a relaxing atmosphere and a great study environment to be in, that doesn't have many opportunities to leave your school work to go party. All in all, this is an excellent school and I would recommend anyone to go here. I will definitely cry during graduation."
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