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Mercy College of Ohio Overview

Mercy College of Ohio is a private not-for-profit institution located in Toledo, Ohio. Toledo is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Mercy College of Ohio Known For?

453 Undergraduate Awards
40% Acceptance Rate
  • Mercy College has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.
  • Students at Mercy College have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at Mercy College is the post-master's certificate.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Mercy College makes roughly $51,100 a year. This is 25% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Mercy College of Ohio Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Mercy College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Value Health/Medical Admin Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#103 Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#139 Most Popular Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#243 Most Popular Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Mercy College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#34 Best Radiologic Technology Schools College Factual
#43 Best Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#60 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#70 Best Health Sciences & Services Schools College Factual
#81 Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#174 Best Allied Health Professions Schools College Factual

Where Is Mercy College of Ohio?


Contact details for Mercy College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2221 Madison Avenue, Toledo, OH 43604-1132
Phone: 419-251-1313

How Do I Get Into Mercy College?

You can apply to Mercy College online at:

Admission Requirements for Mercy College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Mercy College?

40% Acceptance Rate
88% Of Accepted Are Women
20% Submit SAT Scores
Mercy College has a fairly low acceptance rate of 40%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 13% of accepted students are men and 88% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 53%, and the acceptance rate for women is 38%.

Average Test Scores

About 20% of students accepted to Mercy College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 400 and 510. Math scores were between 390 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Mercy College of Ohio  ( 400 to 510 )

SAT Math Scores for Mercy College of Ohio  ( 390 to 550 )
Mercy College received ACT scores from 61% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 22. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 18 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Mercy College of Ohio  ( 16 to 22 )
ACT Math Scores for Mercy College of Ohio  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for Mercy College of Ohio  ( 18 to 23 )

Can I Afford Mercy College of Ohio?

94% Take Out Loans
4.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Mercy College, approximately 94% of students took out student loans averaging $6,817 a year. That adds up to $27,268 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mercy College is 4.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Mercy College of Ohio Undergraduate Student Diversity

358 Full-Time Undergraduates
87% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,502 undergraduate students at Mercy College, with 358 being full-time and 1,144 being part-time.


There are also 59 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 358 full-time undergraduates at Mercy College, 13% are male and 87% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mercy College of Ohio students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 22
Hispanic or Latino 33
White 277
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 19

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Mercy College of Ohio. At this time, 3 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Mercy College of Ohio

631 Took All Classes Online
1,358 Took At Least One Class Online
27.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at Mercy College. In 2019-2020, 1,358 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mercy College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 39th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Mercy College

The following table shows how Mercy College is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Health Sciences & Services #50 #10

Online Growth Rankings of Mercy College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mercy College of Ohio was 27.9%. This is the #918 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mercy College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Mercy College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 48%
Health Professions 6%
Health Sciences & Services 43%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Mercy College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Mercy College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Allied Health Professions #85
Health Sciences & Services #86
Health & Medical Administrative Services #347
Nursing #378

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Mercy College of Ohio Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 132 0 139 12 283
Allied Health Professions 38 49 5 0 0 92
Health Sciences & Services 0 3 0 57 0 60
Health & Medical Administrative Services 5 1 0 19 0 25
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 4 0 0 0 0 4
General Biology 0 0 0 1 0 1
TOTAL 47 185 5 216 12 465


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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