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A Misericordia University Profile

Founded in 

1924by the Religious Sisters of Mercy

Located on

127acres in Dallas, Pennsylvania

Affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church


  • Full Time: 1,617  (65% women, 35% men) 
  • Part-time Undergraduate: 389 (80% women, 20% men)
  • Part-time Graduate: 229 (72% women, 28% men)


Total Enrollment
68% women, 32% men

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Approximately 99% of students receive some form of financial aid.

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Retention Rate

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80% First Year to Sophomore



Full time


hold Ph.D or other terminal degree


Student/Faculty Ratio

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Undergraduate Class Size


Student Average per Class

38% of classes have 9 or fewer students
74% have 19 or fewer students

Graduation Rate







Incoming Freshman

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43% of them rank in the top 25% of their high school graduating class.


Academic Emphasis: Liberal arts, professional and pre-professional studies.

Academic Programs: 37 degree programs in three Academic CollegesArts and SciencesHealth Sciences & Education; and Business.


Graduation Procession

In 2021/2022 the following were awarded:

448 bachelor's degrees
176 master's degrees
80 doctoral degrees

Graduate Education

Graduate Education: Misericordia offers master's degrees in nursingeducationPhysician Assistant Studies, and business. The occupational therapy and speech-language pathology programs are five-year, entry-level master's degree programs. The Entry-Level Doctorate in Occupational Therapy is a 6.33 year traditional weekday entry-level program for traditional students graduating from high school. Additionally, the Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy is designed for the working clinician, to be completed part-time over a two year tri-semester period. The physical therapy program is a six and one half year program resulting in a bachelor's degree and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Intercollegiate Sports

Misericordia competes in the NCAA Division III, Middle Atlantic Conference/MAC Freedom. Women's sports include basketball, soccer, field hockey, volleyball, swimming, softball, cross-country, cheerleading, stunt, lacrosse, golf, tennis, wrestling, and track and field. Men's sports include football, basketball, soccer, swimming, cross-country, baseball, golf, lacrosse, tennis, track and field, ice hockey, and wrestling.
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Campus Life


Clubs and Organizations

Special Organizations

Special Programs

Special Programs: Alternative Learner's Project (ALP) for college students who learn differently; Office of Service Learning, incorporating community service into academic study; Guaranteed Placement Program, special career preparation program; Fun and Fitness Program, providing a variety of athletic and creative activities for the community at the Anderson Sports-Health Center; Cultural Events, providing a variety of programs usually at no cost to the community.

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Learn More about Misericordia

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