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Misericordia University Overview

Located in Dallas, Pennsylvania, Misericordia University is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Dallas makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Misericordia University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$36,640 Avg Cost After Aid
89% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Misericordia University have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Misericordia University.
  • In <nil>, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Misericordia University makes roughly $59,518 a year. This is 46% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Misericordia University to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Misericordia University?


Contact details for Misericordia University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 301 Lake St, Dallas, PA 18612-1098
Phone: 570-674-6400

How Do I Get Into Misericordia University?

You can apply to Misericordia University online at:

Admission Requirements for Misericordia University

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

How Hard Is It To Get Into Misericordia University?

89% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
Misericordia University has the high acceptance rate of 89%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 88%.

Can I Afford Misericordia University?

$36,640 Net Price
77% Take Out Loans
1.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Misericordia University is $36,640. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 Misericordia University, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $10,418 a year. That adds up to $41,672 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Misericordia University is 1.3%. 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.

Misericordia University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,417 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,773 undergraduate students at Misericordia University, with 1,417 being full-time and 356 being part-time.


There are also 466 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,417 full-time undergraduates at Misericordia University, 36% are male and 64% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Misericordia University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 19
Black or African American 39
Hispanic or Latino 42
White 1,232
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 83

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Misericordia University. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Misericordia University

120 Took All Classes Online
1,137 Took At Least One Class Online
-13.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,137 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 78th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Misericordia University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Misericordia University was -13.1%. This is the #2,023 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Misericordia University regardless of major.

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%.


*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.

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