Mercy College of Ohio

2221 Madison Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604-1132
Tel: (419)251-1313
1,196 students
Private not-for-profit
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy and sponsored by Mercy Health Partners, Mercy College of Northwest Ohio is primarily an undergraduate, Catholic institution of higher education focusing on health care and health science related programs. The College also provides continuing education and other community services enabling individuals to develop knowledge, skills, and interests in various facets of health care and health science.
School Highlights
Mercy College of Ohio serves 1,196 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Mercy College of Ohio is one of 6 community colleges within Lucas County, OH.
The nearest community college is Davis College (4.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 113 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
College Mercy College of Ohio (OH) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 113 staff
29 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,196 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,196 students 510 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
27:1
# Full-Time Students 489 students
322 students
# Part-Time Students 707 students
248 students
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
4%
3%
% Black
5%
12%
% White
85%
73%
% Two or more races
2%
1%
% Unknown races
3%
10%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.27 0.44

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $10,920 is less than the state average of $14,355. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $10,920 $14,355
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
94%
Percent Admitted 57%
78%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Built on a rich heritage of excellence in nursing education as Mercy School of Nursing (1917 - 1994), Mercy College of Northwest Ohio is a Catholic college providing nursing and allied health education at the associate degree level and bachelor's degree in nursing. Founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, the college is a member of the Mercy Health Partners. From its very beginnings in 1917, Mercy School of Nursing has had one goal: to prepare young people for rewarding careers in nursing and health care. Although its name changed to Mercy College of Northwest Ohio in 1994, its commitment to develop well-rounded, responsible health care professionals has never wavered. Mercy College of Northwest Ohio is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association and is approved by the Ohio Board of Regents to grant associate degrees in nursing, therapeutic massage, radiologic technology, health information technology, and general studies.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Davis College
    Private for-profit
    193 students | 4.60 Mi4747 Monroe St
    Toledo OH  43623
    (419)473-2700
    4.60193
  • 12,561 students | 5.00 Mi30335 Oregon Rd
    Perrysburg OH  43551
    (567)661-7000
    5.0012,561
  • Herzing University-Toledo
    Private for-profit
    193 students | 6.00 Mi5212 Hill Ave
    Toledo OH  43615
    (419)776-0300
    6.00193
  • 286 students | 6.80 Mi1505 Holland Road
    Maumee OH  43537
    (419)720-6670
    6.80286
  • 195 students | 7.80 Mi1656 Henthorne Blvd. - Suite B
    Maumee OH  43537
    (419)861-6500
    7.80195
Did You Know?
For Lucas County, OH private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,498 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Lucas County, OH community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Lucas County, OH is Davis College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.