DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – A resource for college affordability and financial aid information has ranked Mercy College in the top 15 percent of New York colleges and universities evaluated with the greatest lifetime return on investment.
Mercy, which has campuses in Dobbs Ferry and Yorktown as well as in New York City, was ranked 62nd out of 472 colleges with graduates from these schools earning more on average than graduates from other New York schools. Affordable Colleges Online provides students with information about affordable higher education options. The website offers financial aid videos, expert advice and cost savings ideas. “Mercy College is proud to be an affordable institution, offering high-quality, challenging academic programs for our students,” said Concetta M. Stewart, interim president of Mercy College. Mercy’s Honors Program has also been recognized as a "Smart Choice" by Peterson's Honors Programs and Colleges Guide; ranked in the Cool College Guide as one of the "most exciting schools" in the U.S.; and named as "America's Best Bet in Higher Education" in Colleges of Distinctions publication. “These are important lists for prospective students to consider,” says AC Online founder Dan Schuessler. “We’ve sifted through comprehensive data sources to find colleges and universities in New York that offer a high quality education with consistent, long-term payoffs in the workplace.” AC Online developed the following criteria for consideration as a “High ROI College”: • Fully accredited institution • Either public or private • Four-year, degree-granting institution • ROI according to PayScale’s 2013 College Value Report
For more information, log on to the Mercy College website or call 877-MERCY-GO.
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