127acres in Dallas, Pennsylvania
Affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church
- Full Time: 1,663 (66% women, 34% men)
- Part-time Undergraduate: 358 (78% women, 22% men)
- Part-time Graduate: 219 (74% women, 26%)
69% women, 31% men
89% Fall to Fall
84% First Year to Sophomore
hold Ph.D or other terminal degree
Student Average per Class
18% of classes have 9 or fewer students
46% have 19 or fewer students
43% of them rank in the top 25% of their high school graduating class.
In 2020/2021 the following were awarded:
456 bachelor's degrees
176 master's degrees
58 doctor's degrees
Graduate Education: Misericordia offers master's degrees in nursing, education, Physician Assistant Studies, and business. The occupational therapy and speech-language pathology programs are five-year, entry-level master's degree programs. The Doctorate in Occupational Therapy is designed to be completed either part-time over a two year tri-semester period, or as a 6.33 year traditional weekday entry-level program for traditional students graduating form high school. The physical therapy program is a six and one half year program resulting in a bachelor's degree and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Misericordia University 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, lacrosse, golf, tennis and track and field. Men's sports include football, basketball, soccer, swimming, cross-country, baseball, golf, lacrosse, tennis and track and field.
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NCAA DIII Sports
Clubs and Organizations
Special Organizations: Assistive Technology Research Institute; Ethics Institute of Northeast Pennsylvania; Institute of Gerontology (Aging Religious); Institute of Law and Religious Life; Institute of Sacred Scripture, and The Center for Humanity Dignity in Bioethics, Health, and the Holocaust.
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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