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Merrimack College

Merrimack College
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845-5800

Fax number: (978) 837-5222
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Final filing date for fall: August 1
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Interview is: recommended
Standardized test requirements: SAT I not used, ACT not used, SAT I or ACT not used
School has formalized early decision program: yes
Early decision application deadline: November 15
Number of early decision applications submitted: 86
Number of early decision applications accepted: 62 (72%)
School has early action program: yes
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: yes

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations important
  • standardized test scores not considered
  • essay very important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview important
  • extracurricular activities important
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities important
  • alumni/ae relationship considered
  • geographical residence considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment considered
  • minority affiliation considered
  • volunteer work important
  • work experience important
Average secondary school GPA: 3.45
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 82%

Number of completed applications received: 13,175
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 9,833
School has a waiting list policy: yes
Number accepting place on waiting list: 408
Number of those on waiting list who were enrolled: 33
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 31%
Admission may be deferred: yes

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