Merrimack College

North Andover, MA

Merrimack College says, "Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts, and empower lives. Inspired by the Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue, our vision is to: Prepare students to adapt creatively to tomorrow’s realities through excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and the professions; Build a community of scholars welcoming and respecting a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs, and perspectives; Cultivate the intellectual, moral, spiritual, physical, and personal awareness needed to make wise choices for life, career, and service; Encourage and support scholarly work that contributes to the wisdom on which society bases its decisions; Engage other educational institutions, industry, and agencies of social change in collaborative efforts fostering a just, peaceful, and sustainable world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.merrimack.edu
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,535
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:63%
  • Tuition & Fees:$40,190 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Arts and Literature" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Historical Studies" and "Social Science" requirements.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" requirement, thus students may choose between one or the other. Full credit is not given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" requirement, thus students may choose between one or the other.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/14/2017

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