Mercy College spans 45 acres in Dobbs Ferry, New York, overlooking the Hudson River and located just minutes away from Manhattan. It is a private institution founded in 1950 by the Sisters of Mercy as a junior college. In 1961 it became a four-year college offering baccalaureate degrees.
Mercy is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education, is a Hispanic-serving institution, and is a Department of Veteran Affairs “Yellow Ribbon” school. Mercy College was featured in the book “Cool Colleges” as one of the most exciting schools in the United States.