Merrimack College is based out of North Andover in Massachusetts. The College was founded in 1947 by the by the Order of Saint Augustine. The College owes its genesis to the Reverend Vincent A. McQuade. Since 1947, the College has grown on to become a 220-acre modern campus, housing over 40 buildings, which include a world-class library that houses over a million books. Since 1947, more than 22,000 students have successfully graduated from Merrimack College.
Merrimack College offers an immersive learning experience to its students by fusing the best ideas of Catholic and Augustinian traditions. Merrimack College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
With more than 90 academic programs including self-designed majors, opportunities to major, minor, and double major across disciplines, and accelerated graduate degrees, Merrimack offers students a wide variety of academic options to pick from.
Merrimack has been ranked one of the top 10 best colleges in the Northeast for the last 3 years by U.S. News and World Report, and is consistently rated a “Best in the Northeast” college by Princeton Review.
Why Choose Merrimack?
- Consistently ranked among the ‘Best Value for Money Colleges’ by U.S. News
- Over 2800 undergraduate students representing 24 states and 23 countries
- 90+ academic programs
- 13-to-1 student-teacher ratio
- Strong cooperative education program for all majors, study abroad, internships and career services programs
- Just 25 minutes north of Boston
- 75% of students reside on campus
- More than 50 student clubs and activities
- A strong athletics and sports culture