Dobbs Ferry, NY
Mercy College


55 Ratings

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Recent Reviews

Tachie
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Mercy college is a great chill school. This wasn't where I wanted to attend at first but honestly I love the school. I know m...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Mercy college is a great chill school. This wasn't where I wanted to attend at first but honestly I love the school. I know most of the professors who teach because they're always available. There are a few new activities on campus. There is parking spots now that is very helpful. Classes are in depth and great. New things and changes have been occurring ever since I started freshman year. The president of the school takes his time to get to know each and everyone of his students. The schools safety is a #10. I rated the school a four because a few things can be changed, however. 1. If apartments weren't too far from campus that would be better. 2. The food is always the same and isn't as healthy so students tire easily from it. 3. Some professors are so intelligent at what they teach that they end up teaching themselves. Professors are always available though. The helping center has great tutors as well for additional help.

Jane
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Mercy College has been a home to me for the past 4 years and I can honestly say that it has been a great experience. Of cours...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Mercy College has been a home to me for the past 4 years and I can honestly say that it has been a great experience. Of course colleges aren't perfect there has definitely been ups and downs, but my college experience has been quiet enjoyable. What I love the most about my college is the teachers thought there are some that can be difficult most of the teachers always try and make themselves available to you so that we can achieve success. Mercy college in the Bronx which is where I mostly attend is a small school, but it is very comfortable and is a good learning environment. I have learned so much and experienced so much that as I go on to graduate school will always remember. Classes are reasonable sized where we can learn and communicate with classmates. Overall I would recommend mercy to anyone of my friend it was a good school and I am happy that I am graduating in May from such and amazing school.

Kenya
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Mercy college has diverse students , and it's pedagogical system is amazing. I love that it's easy to get involved due to the...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Mercy college has diverse students , and it's pedagogical system is amazing. I love that it's easy to get involved due to the active communication everyone has. I am a Freshman , and in my first year I became the star student of the month, along with awards for my academic excellence. Besides that I am involved tremendously in programs at mercy , such as the Bronx Leaderships council, The Mercy mavericks Team, and I am one who spreads the words about events being hosted.

Jordan
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I attended for two semesters on-campus at Dobbs Ferry and three online, since I moved out of state. The dorms were blazingly ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I attended for two semesters on-campus at Dobbs Ferry and three online, since I moved out of state. The dorms were blazingly hot when we moved in. I had a room with 3 other girls and we kept several fans on constantly and still were so uncomfortable. No A/C. They also did not turn the heaters on until nearly November, so we would wake up at night because the room was freezing cold and our blankets had shifted. Shower curtains in the hall bathrooms were too small to cover the entire space in the shower, so you could see all the people walking in and out of the toilets while you bathed. The vents and heaters were so coated in dust and grime that allergies were a real problem in the rooms. We had to keep the windows open to keep some airflow, but that made the temperatures worse. Old, stained carpets that smelled horrible and had no cushioning between them and the concrete flooring. Some of the rooms looked like prisons (like mine, with the high, tiny windows) while others looked quite nice, with built in closets and mirrors, big windows, and lots of space. Very few clubs and even fewer active ones. Most campus events were for business majors. Before starting my first semester, I had two advisors. When I started, I got Monique DiNapoli, who was amazing and very helpful. When she was promoted, I was given a new advisor and then went through so many that I can only remember three or four. Sometimes I would receive two emails in a day notifying me of two different advising changes. Then, when I would email the person I was supposed to be assigned to, they would tell me that someone else was my advisor, but they would be glad to give me contact information. I'm a pretty driven person, so I rarely needed my advisors anyway, but if I had, this would have been an absolute nightmare. I was interested in the 4+1 program, which would have gotten me a Bachelor's and Master's degree in five years, but was never contacted back after both I and Monique, my advisor of the time, tried to reach out to the director of the program. I had some issues with the Yellow Ribbon program, mostly that they had me working with two reps, one of which was so incredibly rude and could not get his stories straight. They also needed frequent reminders that their half of the paperwork was due soon and that they still hadn't submitted it. I put in the degree conferral application twice and still had to call to make sure it was received and approved because I never got confirmation. Since then, I have contacted the school three separate times regarding the receipt of my diploma and been told three separate things about when and how I would get it. There is no access to printable unofficial transcripts. All transcripts have to be ordered, so if you need them for an employer ASAP, you'll have to wait on them. The financial aid process was a pain. They waited until well into my first semester to let me know that they would not be awarding the scholarship they promised because it could not interact with my other financial aid and then gave me until the end of the semester (my first, straight out of moving out of my parents' house) to come up with the money they decided I owed them. After leaving the campus and going online, I would receive several bills a month, many of which did not make sense, had incorrect math, and did not properly represent what was paid and owed. I would receive several bills a month sometimes, with one saying that I still owed over two thousand dollars that I had already paid and the other saying that the school owed me $80. There were some really excellent professors in the Psych program, though. They really felt for their students, and their classes were awesome. Library wasn't too bad, especially the Quiet Zone, but it was run my other students, so it sometimes got confusing when you needed to ask questions. The bookstore is insanely expensive, and the cafe was not very good and had really rude staff. The Dobbs Ferry campus is stunningly beautiful, but I can't excuse the terrible dorm life for that reason alone.

Lisa
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Wayyy to expensive.. The best part about this school is that they have an excellent education programs and the staff is frien...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Wayyy to expensive.. The best part about this school is that they have an excellent education programs and the staff is friendly and very eager to help you succeed with your career choice But it's too expensive. I recommend finding another school that offers the same program for a fraction of the cost

gabrielle
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I am currently a freshmen at Mercy College. When I first visited it I figured that it would be the right fit for me because o...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am currently a freshmen at Mercy College. When I first visited it I figured that it would be the right fit for me because of the small campus. It's also very quiet and peaceful. The renovated dorms are great. For the most part the dorm halls are really clean. Food could be better but there are a few types of food that they cook very well. In all they just lack variety and high quality in the food. The facilities are minimal but that makes each one of them more useful. The student population is rather calm and everyone is pretty nice. Academics are great. One of the main reasons I chose this school is because i got into the business honors school which is amazing. Overall I give this school 4 stars because of the location, facilities, and academics.

Brittany
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Mercy has been great so far, cant wait to see/experience more.

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Mercy has been great so far, cant wait to see/experience more.

P
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great place to learn. I love the atmosphere at the Bronx and Manhattan campuses. Professors are more than willing to ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great place to learn. I love the atmosphere at the Bronx and Manhattan campuses. Professors are more than willing to work with you. Class sizes are not too big. Maybe 20-25 students max depending on the class; whether it is a lecture or a lab. But overall the campuses are accessible and beautiful.

Jermaine
The Mercy Experience

Here at Mercy College students can partake in any club and do what is needed of them in classes and sports.

The Mercy Experience

Here at Mercy College students can partake in any club and do what is needed of them in classes and sports.

Oliver
Hands down the most unsatisfying college experience I would ever imagine possible

This has been by far the worst semester I have spent at Mercy College thusfar. The classes I took this semester? 3/5 were onl...

Hands down the most unsatisfying college experience I would ever imagine possible

This has been by far the worst semester I have spent at Mercy College thusfar. The classes I took this semester? 3/5 were online. Construction on campus? All day and night long. Navigating the destroyed campus supposedly under construction? A nightmare. Security guards on campus, their constantly on their phones or asleep on the job. Makes me feel real safe. Last but not least, the WIFI, Res Life, and the facilities such as Showers are all unacceptable. Wifi is terrible, no work can be done in the dorms. Res life and anyone who works with them, are snippy and speak always as if they could hate their job just a little more. And Showers Mercy? Come on, they should get hot on a regular, consistent and rapid basis. Its ridiculous not to be able to shower at certain times of the day, or even find paper towel in some of the bathrooms... Really terrible school experience so far with Mercy College and I really regret spending all this money so far on such a sub par, half assed school. ZERO STARS

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