United States, New York

Mercy College is a private university which is located in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Mercy College incorporates five schools named business, education, health, and natural sciences, humanities, and social and behavioral sciences, and offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, including more than two dozen that can be completed online. Mercy College is committed to providing opportunities for motivated students to change their lives through higher education by providing liberal arts and professional courses in a personalized and high-quality learning environment, thereby preparing students for meaningful careers, to continue lifelong learning and action in an ethical and responsible attitude in a rapidly changing world. Mercy College is committed to providing students with opportunities to change their lives through higher education.

Campus Life

The main campus is located in Dobbs Ferry, New York, overlooking the Hudson River and additional locations in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Yorktown Heights. The main campus covers an area of ​​66 acres and is located on the Hudson River in Dobbs Ferry, New York. In addition to the academic and administrative buildings, it also houses the residences of the college and the gymnasium. Mercy College has four university libraries. Branch libraries exist on all Mercy sites. Its main flagship library is located on the Dobbs Ferry campus. The library at Mercy’s Yorktown site has been designated as the federal repository for government publications. There are various clubs, organizations, programs, events, and leadership opportunities on these three campuses. The mission of the Office of Student Life is to provide services for all students on all campuses and create a vibrant extracurricular activity. Through active participation, students will acquire valuable and transferable skills related to health, inclusion, leadership, diversity, and service.

Noted Alumni

Some of the well-known alumni of Mercy College are Garvin Alston a retired American professional baseball right-handed pitcher who played in Major League Baseball, former Publisher and CEO of Parade Magazine Walter Anderson, an activist Elaine Bartlett, former amateur boxer Dewey Bozella, Paul Broadie the president of Housatonic Community College and Gateway Community College, Laura Creavalle the professional female bodybuilder, Jeffrey Mark Deskovic a man wrongly convicted of rape, head baseball coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University Rob DiToma, Olivia Peguero the contemporary landscape, and botanical artist, American politician from New York David Rosado, Academy Award-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe, and Pamela Smart an American high school teacher.