Merrimack College

Quick Facts

Catholic college for liberal arts and career studies


Nort Andover, MA


Associate, Bachelor's, Master's

Popular Majors

Business Administration and Management, Accounting, Finance, Education, Journalism, Civil Engineerring, Liberal Arts, Criminal Justice

Total Students

Undergrad Students




Room and Board

$41,760 (undergraduate)
28,320 (graduate)



 Average Net Price *



Distance from Boston

School Website

25 miles

School Website

* Average Net Price is is the actual average cost to students for attending the college.  This is calculated by adding the cost of attendance (tuition, fees and room and board where applicable) and subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship.

Merrimack College is a private Catholic college located in North Andover, MA. It has been founded in 1947 and is considered one of the top ten colleges in the North East. 

The college offers undergraduate degrees in over 70 majors and minors in business, education, science, engineering and the liberal arts, including programs in biotechnology, criminology, environmental studies and sustainability, information technology and sports management.

Merrimack has one of the longest running cooperative education programs. The School also serves non-traditional students through part-time undergraduate degree programs, master's programs in education, and a range of certificate, licensure and degree completion offerings. There are over 2,200 students from more than 25 states and 17 countries enrolled at Merrimack, 75% of whom reside on campus.

The college offers graduate programs in education, engineering, and management.  

For students who want to pursue further professional education or a degree while working, the college offers convenient full-time and part-time programs designed with the student's schedule in mind.

The college offers 21 varsity sports for men and women's soccer, lacrosse, track and field and basketball. There is also men's American football and baseball, women's field hockey, and rugby, men's and women's tennis, field hockey, volleyball and cross country.

The beautiful campus is located in North Andover, MA about 25 miles from Boston. Public transportation is available via bus or the commuter rail to Boston.