Merrimack College

315 Turnpike St North Andover, Massachusetts 01845
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Life at Merrimack College

There are over 60 different student clubs and activities at Merrimack College, which include a variety of cultural, educational, spiritual, social and recreational programs. The college’s Student Government Association organizes student life at Merrimack. Merrimack’s Sakowich Campus Center houses more than 40 different student clubs and organizations in addition to the campus recreation center.

Campus Information

Total Enrollment: 2,169

Institution Size: 1,000 - 4,999

Campus Setting: Suburban Suburban

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Highest Degree Offered: Masters

School Calendar Type: Semester

Student Body

Student to Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1

Total Number of Applicants: 3,888

Men Women
Total Admitted 1,527 1,518
Total Enrolled 256 238
Male: 51% Female: 49%

Total Undergrad Enrollment: 2,091

Total Full-time Undergrad Enrollment: 1,910

Total Part-time Undergrad Enrollment: 181

Total Grad Enrollment: 78

Total Full-time Grad Enrollment: 18

Total Part-time Grad Enrollment: 60

College Athletics

The Merrimack College Warriors compete in 22 varsity sports for men and women. Merrimack’s NCAA Division I men's ice hockey team competes in the highly competitive Hockey East conference. The other 21 athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division II Northeast Ten Conference. This includes men's and women's soccer, lacrosse, track and field, and basketball. Men’s American football and baseball, women's field hockey, and rugby, men's and women's tennis, field hockey and volleyball, and cross country also compete at the NCAA Division II level.

NCAA Sport Member Conference

Football: Northeast 10 Conference

Basketball: -

Baseball: -

Track: -

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance Learning Not Offered
ROTC Offered
Study Abroad Offered
Teacher Certification Offered
Weekend & Evening Classes Not Offered

Student Services

Career Counseling Offered
Student Employment Offered
Meal Plan Not Offered
Day Care Not Offered
Source: U.S. Department of Education 2010/11

Student Voice

Most students spend their Saturday nights Campus parties

- Vincent R., Alum

The night life is Memorable

- Joe L., Alum

The night life is Memorable

- Vincent R., Alum

Most students spend their Saturday nights Playing beirut in someone's dorm/apartment

- Christina B., Alum

Favorite activity is Merrimack Baseball Team

- Vincent R., Alum

Would you do it all again?

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    StarStarStarStarStar_gray April 02, 2012 Virginia S., Alum
    Would I do it again?

    Yes, I made great friends and was well prepared for my Medical Technology Career.

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    StarStarStarStarStar_gray March 25, 2012 Nicholas C., Alum
    Would I do it again?

    Yes, I got an excellent education which prepared be for law school and have never regretted my choice....

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Notable College Alumni

Brian Cresta, (B.S. 1992), member of the Mass. House of Representatives (served 1994 - 2001)

Michael K. Crowe, CEO of Crowe Paradis Holding Company

Charlie Day, character Charlie Kelly from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Stéphane Da Costa, NHL player (Ottawa Senators)

Christopher G. Fallon, (B.S. 1975), member of the Mass. House of Representatives (served 1996 - present)

Matt Foy, NHL Hockey player for the Minnesota Wild

Sally Ann Freedman, former beauty queen, professional model, and band vocalist. As Miss Massachusetts USA, she competed in the Miss Universe contest held in Long Beach, California in 1958.

Nolan Godfrey, Major League Lacrosse player for the Philadelphia Barrage and Boston Cannons (2007–2008)

Jim Hrivnak, NHL player for the Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets and St Louis Blues (1989–1994).

William Leahy, AT&T New England President

Steve McKenna, NHL hockey player for the LA Kings, Minnesota Wild, NY Rangers & Pittsburgh Penguins (1996–2004)

Brian C. Mitchell, former president of Bucknell University

Richard Santagati, former president of Merrimack College