Mercy College of Ohio

2221 Madison Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604-1132
Tel: (419)251-1313
  • 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 28:1.
  • 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 5 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.
Mercy College of Ohio(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty113 staff34 staff
Mercy College of Ohio Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 10:1 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 Enrollment1,196 students755 students
Mercy College of Ohio Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:128:1
Mercy College of Ohio Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students489 students471 students
Mercy College of Ohio Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students707 students284 students
Mercy College of Ohio Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mercy College of Ohio Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
1%
Mercy College of Ohio Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
3%
Mercy College of Ohio Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
5%
12%
Mercy College of Ohio Black (2007-2016)
% White
85%
73%
Mercy College of Ohio White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Mercy College of Ohio More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
10%
Mercy College of Ohio Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.270.44
Mercy College of Ohio Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$46,400$31,400
Mercy College of Ohio Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,000 is less than the state average of $13,873. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,000$13,873
Mercy College of Ohio In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%92%
Mercy College of Ohio % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,581$21,960
Mercy College of Ohio Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$7,090
Mercy College of Ohio Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate57%79%
Mercy College of Ohio Percent Admitted (2011-2016)
Source: 2016 (or 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
  • 708 students | 8.60 Mi1796 Indian Wood Circle
    Maumee OH  43537
    (419)866-0261
    8.60708
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Did You Know?
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 0.49, 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.