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Mercy College of Ohio Photo #1 - Start your journey with Mercy College of Ohio.
  • Mercy College of Ohio is a Catholic institution of higher education founded by the Sisters of Mercy and sponsored by Mercy Health. Our focus is to provide healthcare and health science related programs. We value and provide the integration of general and professional studes as the basis for successful career preparation. Excellence in the teaching and learning experience is rooted in the correlation of theory and practice.
  • Founded by the Sisters of Mercy and sponsored by Mercy Health Partners, Mercy College of 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 1,561 students (23% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,561 students
  • Private-state tuition: $12,000
  • Acceptance Rate: 40%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Mercy College of Ohio ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 185 teachers has grown by 63% over five years.
Mercy College of Ohio
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
185 staff
91 staff
This chart display total faculty of Mercy College of Ohio and community college average number of faculty in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Mercy College of Ohio has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Mercy College of Ohio diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,561 students
1,173 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Mercy College of Ohio and community college average number of enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
358 students
552 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,203 students
768 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Mercy College of Ohio and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Mercy College of Ohio.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of OH.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
879 students
239 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
358 students
552 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Mercy College of Ohio and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
48 students
8 students
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This chart display graduation rate breakdown of Mercy College of Ohio
OH All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,144 students
782 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
59 students
3 students
This chart display graduation rate breakdown of Mercy College of Ohio
OH All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
299 students
This chart display the dormitory capacity of Mercy College of Ohio and the community college average dormitory capacity of OH by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mercy College of Ohio and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
9%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mercy College of Ohio and the percentage of Black community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
81%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mercy College of Ohio and the percentage of White community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Mercy College of Ohio and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mercy College of Ohio.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.33
0.46
This chart display the diversity score of Mercy College of Ohio and the community college average diversity score of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.07%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.2%
1.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$46,400
$31,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Mercy College of Ohio and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of OH by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $12,000 is less than the state average of $13,933. The private state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$12,000
$13,933
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Mercy College of Ohio and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Mercy College of Ohio and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$20,550
$18,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Mercy College of Ohio and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,593
$6,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Mercy College of Ohio and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
40%
73%
This chart display the percent admitted of Mercy College of Ohio and the community college average percent admitted of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
460
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
20
ACT Math
n/a
20

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Men in Nursing, National Student Nurses Association, Student Government
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Mercy College of Ohio, a Catholic institution with a focus on healthcare, educates and inspires students to lead and to serve in the global community.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mercy College of Ohio cost?

Mercy College of Ohio's private state tuition is approximately $12,000.

What is the acceptance rate of Mercy College of Ohio?

The acceptance rate of Mercy College of Ohio is 40%, which is lower than the state average of 73%. Mercy College of Ohio's acceptance rate is ranked among the top community colleges in Ohio with low acceptance rates.

What is Mercy College of Ohio's ranking?

Mercy College of Ohio ranks among the top 20% of community college in Ohio for: Lowest acceptance rates and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,561 students
  • Private-state tuition: $12,000
  • Acceptance Rate: 40%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Verified school update

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