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Mercy College of Ohio

Mercy College of Ohio is Catholic college with 1195 students located in Toledo, OH.

Medicine and Allied Health School, Religiously affiliated

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Welcome to Mercy College of Ohio's website. Mercy College is a Catholic college in the tradition of the Religious Sisters of Mercy and the Sisters of Charity of Montreal (Grey Nuns). Mercy College is sponsored by Mercy and Catholic Healthcare Partners, one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare systems. As a student at Mercy College you will prepare for your chosen profession under the guidance of some of the most experienced healthcare educators in this area of the country.

The faculty and staff of Mercy College are committed to the education of healthcare and health science professionals who have a made a choice for a career in healthcare that allows them to make a living and to make a difference in the lives of the patients and clients they will serve. As a student in our Nursing or Radiologic Technology programs, you will be academically and clinically prepared to deliver not only excellent care and service to your patients and clients, but also to provide emotional and spiritual support and comfort to them. The Health Information Technology and Health Care Administration programs include the academic preparation and internships needed to prepare you for the business side of healthcare. No matter which program you choose, your education will include critical communication, math, science, religion and general education components necessary to prepare yourself for a career in healthcare and success in life.

A career in healthcare is a noble vocation. Our goal is to assist you in developing the knowledge and skills you need to begin your career in healthcare as a competent and caring professional who understands the importance of balancing professional excellence with compassion and commitment and the insight required to maintain that balance throughout your career.

The staff and faculty of Mercy College are here to assist you along your path of learning. Welcome to Mercy College!

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,195
Gender 14% Male / 86% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 42% Full Time / 58% Part Time
Geography 74% In State / 26% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 40% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 83%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Housing

14% of students live on-campus.

18% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Apartments for Married Students
  • Apartments for Single Students

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center reduced course load remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling chaplain/spiritual director career counseling economically disadvantaged students services employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program internships double major independent study
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (36%), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (22%), General Studies (16%), Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (6%), Health/Health Care Administration/Management (6%), Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (5%)

Majors Offered

Associates

An undifferentiated program that includes instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Bachelor's

A general, introductory, undifferentiated, or joint program in health services occupations that prepares individuals for either entry into specialized training programs or for a variety of concentrations in the allied health area. Includes instruction in the basic sciences, research and clinical procedures, and aspects of the subject matter related to various health occupations.

A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to perform invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system at the request of physicians to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments. Includes instruction in reviewing and recording patient histories and clinical data, patient care, investigative and examination procedures, diagnostic procedures, data analysis and documentation, physician consultation, equipment operation and monitoring, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of health information administrators and other professionals, to construct medical records and clinical databases, perform manipulations on retrieved data, control the security and quality of records, and supervise data entry and technical maintenance personnel. Includes instruction in clinical and biomedical science data and information requirements, database management, data coding and validation, information security, quality control, health information content and structure, medical business procedures, and legal requirements.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.

A program that prepares individuals to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatment, manage patients undergoing radiation therapy, and maintain pertinent records. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, tumor localization, treatment planning, patient communication and management, data collection, record-keeping, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Radiation Therapists
Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.
Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management.

Job Opportunities:

Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Administration & Faculty

President John Hayward
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 69
Student : Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 14 : 85
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 74.3% accepted of 140 applications

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Academic GPA, Standardized Test Scores

Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record

Also Considered: Talent Ability

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
History 0 0
English 3 4
Math 2 3
Science 2 3
Science Lab 1 0
Social Studies 2 0
Foreign Language 0 1
Academic Electives 0 0
Computer Science 1 0
Visual Performing Arts 0 0

Other Application Information: SAT or ACT

Deadlines

August

1

Regular Decision

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $17,645 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $15,657
$30K-$48K $16,612
$48K-$75K $21,568
$75K-$110K $21,715
$110K+ $22,291

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $10,770, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,770 Same as On-Campus
Fees $660 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $8,000
Books $1,660 $1,660
Total (before financial aid) $13,090 $21,090

Students Receiving Aid

72% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 67% $6,084
Federal Scholarships/Grants 40% $4,111
Institutional Grants 51% $2,495
Other Federal Grants 9% $200
Other Loans 5% $11,500
Pell Grants 40% $4,064
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 19% $2,136
Student Loans 70% $6,648

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.mercycollege.edu/tuition-aid/financial-aid.

Estimate the net price for you at http://mercycollege.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

18% of students graduated on time.

67% of students graduated in six years.

86% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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