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    We're Looking for the Gutsy. The Driven. The Unstoppable.

    If you have the passion to create a better life for yourself, your family and the
    world around you, we encourage you to apply today.

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Mercy College has several different methods for students to apply, please see below:

  • Online - We accept applications online for all of our programs through many convenient channels. Review the options to find the application method for your desired program and start term. 

  • Alternatively, you may download a PDF version of your desired application and mail it to Mercy College Office of Admissions, 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Most programs are test-optional. You may still share with us your SAT, ACT, GRE or GMAT scores, which are required for the our Traditional Nursing and Graduate Education programs, though they are not required for admission for other programs. 

Thank you for your interest in applying to Mercy College. Your future starts here.

Apply Online
  • Undergraduate Application for freshmen and transfer students
    • (NOTE: If applying to the Accelerated Second Degree Nursing program, please complete the Undergraduate application.)
  • Graduate Application for graduate students
    • (NOTE: If you already hold a Master's in Education and are interested in an Education Certificate program, please complete the Graduate application. Please know if you are interested in the Applied Behavioral Analysis program, the Non-Matriculant application should be selected.)
  • Non-matriculant Application for visiting/non-matriculant students

Note: Traditional Nursing Program applications require SAT or ACT scores. Graduate Education programs require a GRE score. Students interested in our graduate programs in Physical Therapy (PTCAS), Physician Assistant (CASPA) or Communication Disorders (CSDCAS) must use the CAS application for consideration.

Download Application

You can also download the application and mail it to Mercy College.

Step one:

Download and complete the PDF application

Step two:

Mail your application to:

Mercy College Office of Admissions
555 Broadway Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Apply Through the Common App

Common App LogoDid you know? We are a Common App member institution. Undergrad students can apply to Mercy College using the Common Application. 

Click here to apply.


Special Graduate Applications

For some specific programs students are required to apply through the CAS system, please see below for additional information:

CSDCAS LogoCommunication Disorders Applicants: Please note that all admissions applications are processed through the Communication Science Disorders Central Application Service (CSDCAS). To apply, please visit


CASPA LogoPhysician Assistant Applicants: Please note that admissions applications are processed through the Central Admission Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA). To apply, please visit


PTCAS LogoPhysical Therapy Applicants: Please note that all admissions applications are processed through the Physical Therapist Centralized Applications Service (PTCAS). To apply, please visit