Misericordia University has announced that it will continue test-optional/test-blind admission review for the first-year class entering in Fall 2023 and Fall 2024 in all academic programs. Students who have taken the SAT or ACT are encouraged, but not required, to submit their scores. Test scores will not be used in determining admission or academic scholarship awards. No determination has yet been made for entry beyond Fall 2024.
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Gain a Competitive Edge
With our Liberal Arts Curriculum
We believe that it is essential to provide our students with the skills to think critically and communicate effectively so that they can adapt to any of life’s challenges.
Misericordia University is organized into three academic colleges that offer programs on the undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate levels. Misericordia University is regionally accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences offers a wide variety of programs in the Humanities, the Natural Sciences, and the Social and Behavioral Sciences.
College of Business
The College of Business prepares students to assume positions in business, research, and community life, as well as to further their education at the graduate level.
College of Health Sciences & Education
The College of Health Sciences & Education offers 15+ degree programs ranging from bachelor & master's degrees to clinical doctorate degrees.
ARCH Programs for Adult Learners
ARCH Programs for Adult Learners let you choose from night, day, weekend, & online formats, all intended to mesh with your work & family obligations.
Career-Focused Majors Learn More
For over 90 years, we have been providing academic programs that go beyond normal expectations - preparing students for more than just a job; but rather a fulfilling, rewarding future leading lives of consequence.
One-on-One with Faculty
While we may be small, we are also MIGHTY. We have the support systems, the student resources that focus on career preparation, and the countless opportunities to engage with activities that will help you succeed.
You will find that Misericordia University is an institution that ...
- provides graduates with the skills they need to succeed in their chosen profession
- instills leadership skills and a desire to serve others
- believes that the liberal arts and sciences enrich us individually and collectively
- emphasizes the importance of science and technology in a rapidly changing environment
- honors its religious heritage while welcoming people from all religious traditions
- values the diverse cultures that shape our common experience of our world
- values and promotes personalized attention and encourages students to be active and engaged
- enables graduates to live with complexity and change
- gives students a choice from 35+ degree programs in three Academic Colleges
Of a Private Education
4 out of 5 Students
Participate in an Internship, Field Work, or Clinical Experience
Get prepared for your future by conducting research and experiments, doing internships, and participating in clinical experiences and labs. You will have opportunities that are not typically available to students at the larger institutions.
Misericordia University will be your educational partner with the promise of helping you achieve your goals. As a student, you will be expected to apply yourself to your studies and work hard. Our commitment will be to provide you with an expert and dedicated faculty, knowledgeable professional staff, and a supportive learning environment to help you achieve your goals. You will be challenged academically, prepared for a successful career in your profession, and have a desire to lead others and serve the world.
A Personalized Experience
Guided by Values
Side-by-Side with Faculty
At Misericordia, you will benefit from the personal interactions and a collaborative educational experience where faculty work with students in a one-on-one learning environment.